When one thinks of Surrealism movement (1920s-1960s) they think of Salvador Dali or Rene Magritte.
Unable to unlock the mystery of the artist’s works, critics at first believed that he must have been affiliated with secret sects.
Although the themes of his work were often religious, his choice of symbols to represent the temptation and eventual ensnarement of humans in earthly evils caused many critics to view the artist as a practitioner of the occult arts.
No matter what Hiëronymus Bosch’s beliefs and involvements, his art was quite surreal, especially for the 1400’s.
More of Hiëronymus Bosch’s marvelous art can be found at https://www.hieronymus-bosch.org/.