John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

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Orestes Pursued by the Furies, 1922-1925

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Detail. We can see Orestes trying to flee while his mother Clytemnestra, stab wound to her chest, stands in his way.

Harry Clarke (1889-1931)

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Cover illustration for Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination. 1st US edition, 1923.

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The Dagger Dropped Gleaming upon the Sable Carpet. Illustration for The Masque of the Red Death.

Albert Besnard (1849-1934)

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Morphinomanes ou Le Plumet (Morphine addicts or The Plume), 1887

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Le vertige, 1900

Arthur Rackham (1867-1939)

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The Tell-Tale Heart. Illustration from Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination, 1935

Pierre Roche, pseudonym of Fernand Massignon (1855-1922)

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The Nightmare, 1895

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Mélusine, 1900

Alfred Kubin (1877-1959)

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The Witch (Die Hexe), 1900

Franz von Bayros (1866-1924)

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Charon taking the Condemned to Hell