The Adoration of the Magi  1475

by Hieronymus Bosch

Technical examination demonstrates that this panel, long thought to be a later pastiche, is among Bosch's earliest works. The tunneling perspective and certain of the rather wooden figure types with sensitively rendered faces relate to other early paintings by the master. The stage-like setting, with a curtain held aloft by angels, may indicate the influence of religious p...
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art