Johannes Adam Simon Oertel (1823-1909)

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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, 1899

John William Waterhouse (1849-1917)

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The Magic Circle, 1886

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Detail

I love the snake around her neck, and the sickle linking her to Hecate.

Leonaert Bramer (1596-1674)

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The Sacrifice of Iphigenia, circa 1623

Frans Franken the Younger (1581-1642)

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Mankind’s Eternal Dilemna – The Choice Between Virtue and Vice, 1633

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Detail

Franz von Bayros (1866-1924)

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Charon taking the Condemned to Hell

Jacopo Ligozzi (1547-1627)

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The Return of the Knights of Santo Stefano from the Battle of Lepanto. 1604-14
Church of Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri, Pisa.

Lelio Orsi (1511-1587)

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Martyrdom of St Catherine of Alexandria, circa 1565-75