Émile Signol (1804-1892)

IMG_8873

The Madness of the Bride of Lammermoor, 1850
Being forced to marry Hayston of Bucklaw, Lucy is driven mad and stabs her husband on their wedding night. (The Bride of Lammermoor, by Sir Walter Scott.)

Alfred Rethel (1816-1859)

IMG_8755

Nemesis, 1837
A slain body can be seen in the background, while the murderer attempts to flee. An avenging angel hovers over him.

Jakub Schikaneder (1855-1924)

IMG_8751

Murder in the House, 1890

James Ensor (1865-1949)

IMG_8716

Skeletons Fighting Over a Pickled Herring, 1891

Alfred Kubin (1877-1959)

IMG_8854

Wassergeist (Water Spirit), 1905

Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898)

IMG_8714

The Dancer’s Reward, 1894
Oscar Wilde’s Salomé

Jean Delville (1867-1953)

IMG_8691

Les Trésors de Sathan, 1895