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Matthias Grünewald – Temptation of St. Anthony

Jan 6th, 2009 | Categories: Art | Fantasy | Matthias Grünewald | Old World

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The beautiful grotesque; Matthias Grünewald’s (1470 AD – 1528 AD)
depiction of “The Temptation of St. Anthony” a religious theme that’s has been repeated many time’s in European Art most notably by Hieronymus Bosch and Salvador Dali. These images are taken from just one panel of the twelve panel’s that make up the magnificent ‘The Isenheim Altarpiece the masterpiece for which German Artist Grünewald is most famous for.

The Isenheim Altarpiece was painted between 1512 and 1516 and now stand’s on display at The Unterlinden Museum at Colmar, Alsace, in France – read more about it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isenheim_Altarpiece

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  5. Cochonfucius says:

    A beautiful evocation !

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