Terrestrial Paradise (Bosch)

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Terrestrial Paradise
TerrestrialParadise.jpg
ArtistHieronymus Bosch
Yeararound 1490
Dimensions87 cm × 40 cm (34 in × 16 in)
LocationPalazzo Grimani di Santa Maria Formosa, Venice

Terrestrial Paradise is a painting by Netherlandish artist Hieronymus Bosch, dating from around 1490. It is now in the Palazzo Grimani di Santa Maria Formosa in Venice, Italy. The painting depicts Terrestrial Paradise, where the remaining sins of the saved were washed away. The Fountain of Life stands on top of the hill.[1]

This artwork is part of a series of four, the others are Ascent of the Blessed, Fall of the Damned into Hell and Hell.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kren, Emil and Marx, Daniel. "Paradise: Terrestrial Paradise". The Web Gallery of Art. Retrieved 21 February 2010.