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Five hundred years of Hieronymus Bosch

A small museum in the Netherlands has pulled off an amazing coup and got hold of twenty out of twenty-five surviving paintings by Hieronymus Bosch. It's a celebration of his five hundredth anniversary in the city of his birth. The director of the tiny Noordbrabants Museum in 's-Hertogenbosch managed to persuade major museums around the world to lend out their paintings. Waldemar Januszczak, an art critic for the Sunday Times newspaper in the UK, explains the importance of the work

(Photo: People visit the "Hieronymus Bosch, Visions of a Genius" exhibition during a press preview at the Noordbrabants Museum in Den Bosch on February 11, 2016 Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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