Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Nikolai Kalmakoff

Nikolai Kalmakov - Satan, 1923Satan, 1923
 Nikolai Kalmakov - La Femme de Satan, 1919 La Femme de Satan, 1919
 Nikolai Kalmakov - Saint George, 1916Saint George, 1916
 Nikolai Kalmakov - La Febbre (Bozzetto di Costume Teatrale), 1909La Febbre (Bozzetto di Costume Teatrale), 1909
 Nikolai Kalmakov - The Sealed Door, 1926The Sealed Door, 1926

Nikolai Kalmakov - Death, 1913Death, 1913

Nikolai Kalmakov - Bacchanalia, 1930
Bacchanalia, 1930

An extensive article with images on Kalmakov can be found at Visionary Revue.

Nicholas Roerich

Nicholas Roerich - The Doomed City, 1914The Doomed City, 1914

Nicholas Roerich - Nagarjuna, Conqueror of the Serpent, 1925Conqueror of the Serpent, 1925
 Nicholas Roerich - Dorje the Daring One, 1925Dorje the Daring One, 1925
 Nicholas Roerich - Issa and giant's head, 1932Issa and giant's head, 1932

Nicholas Roerich - The Last Angel, 1912The Last Angel, 1912

Nicholas Roerich - The Enchanted City, 1920The Enchanted City, 1920

 More paintings by Roerich can be at his page on Wiki Art.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Walter Schnackenberg

Walter Schnackenberg - Die Rauschtranke, 1949Die Rauschtranke, 1949
 Walter Schnackenberg - Escaping over the roof (1955)Escaping over the roof, 1955
 Walter Schnackenberg - The decapitated girl and the bat (1949)The decapitated girl and the bat, 1949
 Walter Schnackenberg - In the mountain gorge (1949)In the mountain gorge, 1949

Walter Schnackenberg - Good and Evil (1948)Good and Evil, 1948

Walter Schnackenberg - The stage performers (1958)The stage Performers, 1958
 Walter Schnackenberg - The curious dinosaur (1950)The curious dinosaur, 1950

Walter Schnackenberg - "Lichtscheues Gesindel," 1950Lichtscheues Gesindel, 1950
 Walter Schnackenberg - Surreal figures in a rocky landscape (1957)Surreal Figures In a rocky landscape, 1957

Friday, January 23, 2015

9 Years Of Monsters

Metal Devil MaskNine years of monsters and many more to come.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Francis Barrett - The Magus / Celestial Intelligencer, 1801

Francis Barrett - The Magus, 1801 - Book of Spirits - detail, The Open Book Francis Barrett - The Magus, 1801 - Portrait of Apollyon Francis Barrett - The Magus, 1801 - Portrait of Asmodeus Francis Barrett - The Magus, 1801 - Portrait of Astaroth Francis Barrett - The Magus, 1801 - Portrait of Belial. Francis Barrett - The Magus, 1801 - Portrait of Demon Francis Barrett - The Magus, 1801 - Portrait of the Incubus Francis Barrett - The Magus, 1801 - Portrait of Theutus Francis Barrett - The Magus, 1801 -Portrait of Mammon Francis Barrett - The Magus, 1801 - Demon Portraits 1 Francis Barrett - The Magus, 1801 - Demon Portraits 2
"The magus, or, Celestial intelligencer : being a complete system of occult philosophy : in three books, containing the antient and modern practice of the cabalistic art, natural and celestial magic, &c., shewing the wonderful effects that may be performed by a knowledge of the celestial influences, the occult properties of metals, herbs, and stones, and the application of active to passive principles : exhibiting the sciences of natural magic, alchymy, or hermetic philosophy, also the nature, creation, and fall of man, his natural and supernatural gifts, the magical power inherent in the soul, &c., with a great variety of rare experiments in natural magic : the constellatory practice, or talismanic magic, the nature of the elements, stars, planets, signs, &c., the construction and composition of all sorts of magic seals, images, rings, glasses, &c., the virtue and efficacy of numbers, characters, and figures, of good and evil spirits : magnetism, and cabalistical or ceremonial magic, in which the secret mysteries of the Cabala are explained, the operations of good and evil spirits, all kinds of cabalistic figures, tables, seals, and names, with their use &c., the times, bonds, offices, and conjuration of spirits : to which is added Biographia antiqua, or, The lives of the most eminent philosophers, magi, &c. : the whole illustrated with a great variety of curious engravings, magical and cabalistical figures, &c. / by Francis Barrett, F.R.C., professor of chemistry, natural and occult philosophy, the Cabala, &c. &c." - quote source 

The book can be read in its entirety here.

Lucas Cranach the Elder - The Last Judgement

Lucas Cranach the Elder -  The Last Judgement, 1525-30 (detail) Lucas Cranach the Elder -  The Last Judgement, 1525-30Cranach's original painting from 1525 - 30 of The Last Judgement.

Lucas Cranach (after Hieronymus Bosch) - The Last Judgement, 1524Cranach's copy from around 1524, after Hieronymus Bosch's version of The Last Judgement.


 Artworks found at Greco's Ghosts and Wikimedia Commons.