Fortunio Liceti (1577-1657)

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Some illustrations from the 1665 edition of De Monstris.

Peter Paul Rubens

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The Rape of the Sabine Women, 1635-1637

Salvator Rosa

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Democitus in Meditation, c.1650

Ludovico Carracci (1555-1619)

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The Martyrdom of St Margaret, 1616

Constantyn Daniël van Renesse

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The Temptation of Christ, c. 1650

Guido Reni

Massacre of the Innocents, 1611

Massacre of the Innocents, 1611

Juan de Valdés Leal

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Finis Gloriae Mundi, 1670-72

Rembrant van Rijn

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Daniel’s Vision of the Four Beasts from Illustrations to a Spanish Book, 1655