Helmeted Bird Monster JB11 - Hiëronymus Bosch

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Height 9 cm. The pig, indeed an indictment against the decay of clergy life, is tempting the man who is sitting beside him and it appears that he is drawing up a contract. Is the man possibly selling his soul?

 

 

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HIERONYMUS BOSCH - Helmeted Bird monster JB11

This helmeted bird monster is carrying a pencil box and an inkpot in his beak, in which the nun, decaying into a pig, is dipping her pen. A severed foot is swinging from the bird’s  helmet referring to the horrible corporal punishments which could be expected in hell.
The pig, indeed an indictment against the decay of clergy life, is tempting the man who is sitting beside him and it appears that he is drawing up a contract. Is the man possibly selling his soul ?

 

The Garden of Eartly Delights

Hiëronymus Bosch shows us how we mortal souls, arisen from earthly paradise, are on our way to the atrocious ordeals of hell via our unchaste lives on earth.
The pig, indeed an indictment against the decay of clergy life, is tempting the man who is sitting beside him and it appears that he is drawing up a contract. Is the man possibly selling his soul?

 

 

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Helmeted Bird Monster JB11 - Hiëronymus Bosch

Helmeted Bird Monster JB11 - Hiëronymus Bosch

Height 9 cm. The pig, indeed an indictment against the decay of clergy life, is tempting the man who is sitting beside him and it appears that he is drawing up a contract. Is the man possibly selling his soul?

 

 

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