The Best Of Hieronymus Bosch, History’s Trippiest Painter
For the first time, the complete works of medieval painter Hieronymus Bosch have been published in a lavish book. See a devil on ice skates, mystical visions of religious ecstasy, and naked ladies with blueberries for heads.
15th Century. Finger-ring, gold, of hollow construction. The hoop is decorated at three points with the motif of an open book. Six, spherical pellets decorate the top and bottom of the hoop at the points where the leaves of the book are placed. Between each book a beaded panel of text is inserted (over a hollow space). French Inscriptions: cest mon decir (it's my desire). The open books carry two letters each: PO YR EC (for EC)