Scene from the Apocalypse oil on canvas by Francis Danby, 1793-1861. This dramatic Irish-born painter created landscapes, religious, historical and mythological paintings. This work is in a private collection.
Many classical writers and artists explored misty shades and shadows of the supernatural. Others chronicled myths and legends.
This is a collection of writers and artists who illustrated these dark themes.
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