Émile Signol (1804-1892)

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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)

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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)

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Murder in the House, 1890

James Ensor (1865-1949)

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Skeletons Fighting Over a Pickled Herring, 1891

Alfred Kubin (1877-1959)

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Wassergeist (Water Spirit), 1905

Jean Delville (1867-1953)

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Les Trésors de Sathan, 1895

Antoine-Jean Gros (1771-1835)

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Sappho at Leucate, 1801

According to a legend started by Athenian playwright Menander, Sappho committed suicide by leaping from the Leucadian cliffs over the unrequited love of ferryman Phaeon. This is not considered credible by historians.