The Garden of Earthly Delights

I recently got the opportunity to check out some of the finest art in the world whilst travelling in Europe. The galleries I enjoyed most were Museo del Prado and Reina Sofia in Madrid. They both had amazing collections, with Museo del Prado focussing more on classical oil paintings, while Reina Sofia has an impressive collection of contemporary art, with large collections of work from Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and more.

Museo del Prado has some great pieces. I enjoyed checking out Francis de Goya’s Black Paintings, and plenty of other stuff, but one of the most impressive pieces is Jheronimus Bosch’s triptych, The Garden of Earthly Delights. It is so full of details that it is hard to take it all in, especially when there is a crowd around it in the gallery. Thankfully, there is an interactive online tour/guide to the painting where you can check out the details in your own time at home. Check it out at:


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