The Fall of the Rebel Angels, 1798, by Edward Dayes, British watercolor painter and engraver, 1763-1804.
This watercolor included mediums of gouache, ink and gold paint on paper. Dayes also exhibited miniatures and landscapes. It is owned by Tate Britain of London, England.
Laurence Housman (English, 1865-1959), Cain! Black ink, 8 x 6 in.
(Note: Housman was a playwright, writer and illustrator. He was also a brother to A.E. Housman, poet, and Clemence Housman, author. Housman studied with his sister, Clemence, at the Royal College of Art in London. — Shades and Shadows)
Death on the Pale Horse, first version, detail, 1783, commissioned by English King George III from Benjamin West, Anglo-American, 1738-1820.
This was rejected and a later version completed and accepted in 1817. West was a founder member of the Royal Academy in London and appointed History Painter to the King in 1792.
The artist painted in oils as well as in watercolor. He also left drawings and sketchbooks.
The Storm, 1830, oil on canvas by William Etty, British, 1787-1849.
The couple fights a dramatic storm at sea as they watch their little boat come apart. The scene is based on the Biblical theme from Psalm 22.
Etty was known for his paintings of nudes. He studied at the Royal Academy School and was a pupil of Henry Fuseli.
The Wicked Husbandman, 1864, by Sir John Everett Millais, British, 1829-1896. The Biblical parable was engraved by the Dalziel Brothers and is a wood engraving on paper.
The landowner proved to be wicked and greedy. He beat, killed and stoned the servants sent to him to gather some of his crops. Here he has paid for his sins. A vine wraps around his neck and a dead bird and toad join him in the lower right. The parable relates to Jesus criticizing the Jewish authorities for rejecting God’s will and the treatment of himself.
The engraving was presented to Tate Britain by Gilbert Dalziel in 1924.
Burning of Sodom, 1879, illustration by Alexander Bida, French, 1813-1895.
Bida was part of the Romantic era of painting and many of his illustrations were of the Holy Bible. He studied under artist Eugene Delacroix.
The Revelation of St. John: The Battle of the Angels woodcut by Albrecht Durer, 1471-1528, German painter, engraver, printmaker and mathematician. Durer was known for his engravings and woodcuts.
This woodcut is in the Staatiche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany.
Apocalypse, 1903, watercolor and body color, by Albert Goodwin, British, 1845-1932.
Goodwin exhibited at the Royal Academy in London beginning at age 15 and is credited with 800 paintings during his career. To achieve atmospheric lighting effects as shown here, he experimented with ink over watercolor.
This watercolor is in a private collection.
St. Sebastian Tended by the Holy Irene, 1650s, oil on canvas by Nicholas Regnier, Flemish, 1591-1667. Regnier was a contemporary of Caravaggio in Rome.
St. Sebastian was killed by the men of his own regiment because he would not recognize the emperor of Rome as god.
This painting is in the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull, East Riding, Yorkshire, England.