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Monster, Sinner and Nun Pig by Hieronymus Bosch in Garden of Earthly Delights

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Monster, Sinner and Nun Pig by Hieronymus Bosch in Garden of Earthly Delights
This particular image by Bosch shows a helmeted bird monster, a sinner man, and a pig dressed as a nun. This image is on the third panel of the “Garden of Earthly Delights” painting. The third panel of this painting is important because it illustrates the consequences of living a sinful life and the eventual eternal damnation of man.

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Vincent Van Gogh Troubled Individual and Master Artist

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I want to discuss the work of Vincent Van Gogh. I find his work to be quite beautiful and full of life. I also think that it’s kind of ironic due to the fact that he killed himself at the early age of 37. Most people know of the self mutilation incident when he cut off his own ear, but it seems as though the vibrant and soothing images were the work of a very troubled man. It seemed that he was always conflicted and was looking to find his place in the world. Dealing with a lot of pressure...

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