Thé Tjong-Khing


An adventure in the world of Hieronymus Bosch

In Hieronymus, an art-related picture book by Tjong-Khing, a young boy loses his hat, his backpack and his ball in the world of Hieronymus Bosch.

Bosch is the artist of nightmares, whose death 500 years ago is being commemorated in 2016. Monsters make off with the boy’s belongings, but luckily he receives help from other characters in the paintings.

You meet all the figures in Hieronymus Bosch’s world, but Thé has placed them in his own mysterious world. So there are plenty of details to search for in these fantastic illustrations.


Thé and Bosch share a sense of absurd humour, a keen eye for detail and a sardonically grim side.


Thé Tjong-Khing

Thé Tjong-Khing (b.1933) studied for three years at art school in Bandung, Indonesia. In 1956 he came to the Netherlands, where he worked at the studio of the most celebrated Dutch cartoonist, Marten Toonder. Until the end of the 1960s he mainly drew comics like the Arman & Ilva series, with…

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Bosch (2015). Kinder- en jeugdboeken, 23 pagina's.


Thé Tjong-Khing

Age: 4+
338 x 252 mm

Thema's: prentenboek



Wibautstraat 133
1097 DN Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 20 551 12 50

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