Friday, April 16, 2021

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Painting of the legendary Tarasque, 1788

Painting of the legendary Tarasque, 1788 Artist unknown. An earlier post on the Tarasque can be found here.

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Follower of Hieronymus Bosch - The Pedlar

Follower of Hieronymus Bosch - The PedlarArtwork found at the imKinsky auction house.

Amin Montazeri

Amin Montazeri - Phoenix, 2018Phoenix 

Amin Montazeri - Burning NarrativeBurning Narrative 

Amin Montazeri - Phoenix, 2016Phoenix 

Amin Montazeri - The Fall, 2016The Fall 

Amin Montazeri - ChoiceChoice 

Amin Montazeri - Heaven, 2016Heaven 

Amin Montazeri - Hell, 2016Hell 

Amin Montazeri - Faust copyFaust 

Amin Montazeri - The Four Horseman of Destiny, 2016The Four Horseman of Destiny 

Amin Montazeri - Redemptive Ideas, 2016Redemptive Ideas 

 

You'll find the Iranian born artist's instagram here.

Artworks found at Dastan Gallery

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Andrzej Klimowski

Andrzej Klimowski - Fyodor Dostoevsky's "Demons," 1980Fyodor Dostoevsky's "Demons," 1980 

Andrzej Klimowski - The Omen, 1977The Omen, 1977 

Andrzej Klimowski - Arnold Schoenberg's opera "Moses and Aaron," 1980Arnold Schoenberg's opera "Moses and Aaron," 1980

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Followers of Jacob van Swanenburgh, circa 16th Century

Follower of Jacob van Swanenburgh -  Satire on the human vices (detail) Follower of Jacob van Swanenburgh -  Satire on the human vices.Satire on the Human Vices
  Follower of Jacob van Swanenburgh -  The Marriage of the Devil in the Kingdom of Hades, around 1600The Marriage of the Devil in the Kingdom of Hades, around 1600
  Follower of Jacob van Swanenburgh -  Devils torturing sinners in HellDevils torturing sinners in Hell

Swanenburgh's original works can be found in previous posts from 2017 and 2015.

Friday, March 12, 2021

George Beattie - John o' Arnha'; to which is added The Murderit Mynstrell, & other Poems, 1826

John O'Arnha' A stalwart monster, huge in size, Did streight frae out the river rise, His legs were horn, wi joints o' steel, This body like a crocodile..."A stalwart monster, huge in size, Did streight frae out the river rise, His legs were horn, wi joints o' steel, This body like a crocodile..."
  John O'Arnha'The Kelpy tried we John to grapple, But Arn caught him by the thrapple, And gar'd his carcase sweep the stanners, Whilk made a noise like corn fanners..."Grim furies spread their forkit fangs, An drove at John wi furious bangs..."
  John O'Arnha'Grim furies spread their forkit fangs, An drove at John wi furious bangs..."The Kelpy tried we John to grapple, But Arn caught him by the thrapple, And gar'd his carcase sweep the stanners, Whilk made a noise like corn fanners..."
  John O'Arnha'Her coatties pat the knees were kiltit, In eldrich notes she croone'd an' liltit..."Her coatties pat the knees were kiltit, In eldrich notes she croone'd an' liltit..."
  John O'Arnha'Sae fently did she wing her flight, In a twinklin' she was out o' sight..."Sae fently did she wing her flight, In a twinklin' she was out o' sight... "

 You can read the book in its entirety at Google Books. 
 The higher resolution images found thanks to Spl Hand Colored Rare Book Collection.