Hieronymus Bosch

Death and the miser



Hieronymus Bosch - Death and the miser


Probably painted as the outside of the left wing of an altarpiece


Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 184

Kurt Falk, The unknown Hieronymus Bosch, Benson, N.C.; Berkeley, Calif; East Montpelier, Vt., 2008, p. 13


Provenance

Private collection, England, possibly in or near Arundel, Sussex, around 1826
unnamed dealer, Highgate Village, London, c. 1926
with Raven, Massey, and Lester, London, by 1926
with Asscher and Welker, London, by 1931
Baron Joseph van der Elst, Brussels, Biot, France, and numerous diplomatic posts, by 1932 or slightly later
sold 1951 though Messrs. E.D. Lowy and Franz Mayer to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
gift 1952 by exchange to NGA


Other works by Hieronymus Bosch


Hieronymus Bosch Christ Mocked
Christ Mocked
c. 1490-1500

Hieronymus Bosch The Path of Life
The Path of Life

Hieronymus Bosch The Temptations of Saint Anthony
The Temptations of Saint Anthony

Hieronymus Bosch Tabletop with the Seven Deadly Sins
Tabletop with the Seven Deadly Sins
before 1516

Hieronymus Bosch
Death and the miser
c. 1490
93 x 31 cm
Oil on wood
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Samuel H. Kress Collection