Bernt Notke (1435 -1509)


Dance of Death: Mural in Saint Anthony’s Chapel, Saint Nicholas Church, c. 1490. Mostly destroyed in airstrike, 1942

Valère Bernard


Allegory of War (German eagle crushing a pile of corpses), 1914

Angelo Jank (1868-1940)


Der Tod im Baum

Illustration in the German magazine Jugend, No. 13, 1897

Erasmus Francisci (1627-1694)


Frontpiece to Der Höllische (the infernal) Proteus, 1690

Hans Thoma (1839-1924)

Die Hölle (Hell), illustration from Festkalender published in Leipzig, 1910