Flemish fantastique and grotesque  

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Adspectus Incauti Dispendium (1601), woodblock title page from the Veridicus Christianus.
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

The father of the Flemish fantastique and grotesque is the Dutch master Hieronymus Bosch. Together with Pieter Bruegel the Elder, these two painters define the roots of the Flemish fantastique and grotesque.

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Visual art

Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Bosch

The Four Seasons by Joos de Momper

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Literature

20th century

The grotesques of Gaston Burssens, Paul van Ostaijen and Gust Gils. Paul van Ostaijen's grotesque prose pieces were inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, Paul Scheerbart and Mynona.

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