Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Temptation Of Saint Anthony
The following are a handful of my favorite Saint Anthony artworks collected in this flickr pool.

Sergei Sharov - Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1969

Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, Gravedona, Como. Storie della vita di Sant'Antonio Abate


Frans Francken d.J. 1605

Niklaus Manuel - Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1520

Artist unknown

Johann Liss [1597-1629] Versuchung des hl. Antonius

David Teniers - The Temptation of Saint Anthony (version 1) 1647

David Teniers - The Temptation of Saint Anthony (version 2)

David Teniers - The Temptation of Saint Anthony (version 3)

2 comments:

Russell U. Richards said...

That second one reminds me of Boris Artzybasheff, who would be a perfect subject for this blog, if you haven't already:

http://www.enter.net/~torve/art/artzy/artzy.html#Executive

KingUnicorn said...

That Miss Monster illustration is terrific. Especially given the choice of subject matter.

It's refreshing to see a contemporary interpretation balanced against past works.