Hieronymus Bosch

As temperatures rise to summer highs, one artwork seems to encapsulate our collective torpor better than most:

One of the greatest artists of the medieval Northern Renaissance, iconoclastic Netherlander

The artist used traditional symbols but also created his own, referencing the Bible and Flemish folklore to create unique visual manifestations of established metaphors and puns.
Emma Capron, Associate Curator of Renaissance Paintings, discusses 'Christ Mocked' in 10 minutes.