Old Masters Museum, Brussels

2 Oct

Knock-kneed mortals and skeletal angels. Grisly death and sumptuous embroidery you could almost reach out and touch. Saints with the implements of their martyrdom. The divine and the infernal side by side.

I can’t remember all of the artists, but i’ve named them where I can.

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Hieronymus Bosch:

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Lucas Cranach:

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The next three are by Brueghel:

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