Couple on Duck Seduction Sin Statue Fantasy Garden Earthly Delights by Bosch 5.9WPN# JB26
On the left of the central panel of the religious triptych painting Garden of Earthly Delights by Bosch (ca 1450 - 1516), an unsuspecting man is seduced by a black woman. In the Middle Ages, Negroes were viewed as evil. The sin takes place on a duck, the symbol of stupidity and alcoholism, and is observed by a large, colorful kingfisher. Bosch's religious painting today is beloved by fantasy and mystical believers who view Bosch as one of the forerunners to Surrealism.
- This statue is an adaptation of an original painting by Hieronymus Bosch currently in the Prado Museum. This replica is part of the Parastone Museum Collection of Hieronymus Bosch figurines. PN JB26
- Comes with a color description card about the museum replica. Also, comes with a miniature printed card replica (approx. 3.5"W x 4"H) of the Garden of Earthly Delights.
- Statue measures: 3.5 in H x 5.9 in W x 1.75 in D. Made from hand-painted resin. Weighs: 0.5 lbs.
The Garden of Earthly Delights by Bosch: Hieronymus Bosch shows us how we mortals souls, arisen from earthly paradise, are on our way to the atrocious ordeals of hell via our unchaste lives on earth. The dark painting on the closed panels shows the Creation, surrounded by water, in accordance with medieval traditions.
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