"Irish-born British figurative painter known for his raw, unsettling imagery. Focusing on the human form, his subjects included crucifixions, portraits of popes, self-portraits, and portraits of close friends, with abstracted figures sometimes isolated in geometrical structures." --wikipedia
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Sistine Madonna, by Raphael (painting)
Over and again, this painting has been hailed as 'supreme among the world's paintings' and accorded the epithet 'divine' --Hans Belting, art historian
As little is known of Bosch's life or intentions, interpretations of his intent range from an admonition of worldly fleshy indulgence, to a dire warning on the perils of life's temptations, to an evocation of ultimate sexual joy --wikipedia