Le Déluge (The Flood) is a painting by the French painter Léon Comerre, that can be found in the Museum of Fine Arts in Nantes. Léon François Comerre (10 October 1850 – 1916) was famous for his portraits of beautiful women.
William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Dante and Virgil, 1850, oil on canvas. Dante and Virgil in Hell by William A. Bouguereau was inspired by a short scene from Dante’s Inferno where Dante, accompanied by Virgil, watches a fight between two damned souls.
Judith Beheading Holofernes is a work by Caravaggio, painted in 1598-99. This painting tells the story Biblical story of Judith, who saved her people by seducing and beheading the Assyrian general Holofernes.
These provocative and disturbing series of watercolour paintings depict ‘The Great Red Dragon’ in various scenes from the Book of Revelation.
Ruben’s horrific interpretation of the greek myth: the god is portrayed as a calculating remorseless killer, who – fearing for his own position of power – murders his innocent child. This was the inspiration for Goya’s haunting painting of the same name.
The Nightmare is a 1781 oil painting by Anglo-Swiss artist Henry Fuseli (1741–1825).
One of the most famous and disturbing works by Spanish artist Francisco Goya. Between the years of 1819 and 1823, Goya painted a series of paintings on the walls his villa at Quinto del Sordo, all of which portrayed terrible, fantastical, or morbid imagery. These… Read More
The Temptation of St. Anthony is an often-repeated subject in history of art and literature, concerning the supernatural temptation reportedly faced by Saint Anthony the Great during his sojourn in the Egyptian desert. This tale was an inspiration for numerous painters including Hieronymus Bosch, Paul… Read More