The Temptation of St Anthony
This subject has been painted as well as etched by many interesting artists over the centuries. From the earlier etchings of Shongauer to Bosch's elaborate triptych and recently with Ernst and Dali's versions, The Temptation of St Anthony has given each artist the chance to express some of their strangest fantasies.
Pieter Brueghel The Elder
Jan Brueghel The Elder
Hieronymus Bosch's Triptych.
Click here to see larger versions of each panel.
Click here to see a manipulated version of Shongauer's etching.
Click here to see a large detail of Gruenwald's painting.