We continue our pictorial lead up to Halloween with a bit of the beastly. In the Mythology & Fairy Tale – Monsters & Devils folder you will find 93 images. Below we offer, like so many virgins on a satanic alter table, a sampling. Please enjoy the smooth electro stylings of the Electric Hellfire Club while you peruse them.
Old Rosicurian Order Illustration of Kabbalistic symbolism Ritual America, 2012, by Adam Parfrey and Craig Heimbichner.
“The Last Judgement” by Fra Angelico (detail)
Illustration CA. 1910-1919, reprinted in Smithsonian Magazine, 2003
The Life Book of Christmas, Vol 2: The Pageantry of Christmas, 1963. “Horror and Drollery are combined in this 15th century illustration of a miracle play. It depicts angels battling a band of devils for possession of the Castle of Faith.”
“Saint Anthony Tormented by Demons” by Martin Schongauer From the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jacob S. Rogers Fund, 1920.
Previews, July 1991.
Dürer, the harrowing of hell, 1512
Previews, July 1991 [?]
Scenes from the unreleased ending of The Phantom of the Opera, Dir. Rupert Julian, 1925. Pictured: stars Lon Chaney and Mary Philbin “The Phantom is redeemed by Christne’s compassionate kiss.”
Film Still Eyes Without a Face, 1960, Dir. Georges Franju. Starring Edith Scob (Pictured)