Thursday, August 17, 2017

Jacob Isaacsz van Swanenburg (1571 - 1638)

Jacob van Swanenburg - The Sibyl showing Aeneas the Underworld, 1620Sibyl showing Aeneas the Underworld, 1620

Jacob Isaacsz van Swanenburg - The Crossing of the Styx, 1591-1638The Crossing of the Styx, 1591-1638

More paintings from Swanenburg were previously shared here.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Frans Francken the Younger (1581 - 1642)

Frans Francken the Younger - The Penitent
 Mary Magdalene visited by the Seven Deadly Sins, 
1607-10The Penitent Mary Magdalene visited by the Seven Deadly Sins, 1607-10

The Witches' Sabbath, by Frans Francken 
IIThe Witches' Sabbath, 1607

Frans Francken the Younger - Witch 
AssemblyWitch Assembly

Frans Francken the Younger - 
Witch's KitchenWitches' Kitchen

The witches' Sabbath, by Frans 
Francken IIThe Witches' Sabbath, 1610

Frans Francken the Younger - 
Witch's Sabbath, 1606Witch's Sabbath, 1606

Frans Francken the Younger - 
Witches' Kitchen, 1606Witches' Kitchen, 1606

Franz Francken the Younger - 
Witches' Kitchen, 17th c
Witches' Kitchen, 17th C

Frans Francken the Younger - The 
Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1605The Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1605

Frans Francken the Younger - Temptation of
 Saint Anthony, 1610:15Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1610-15

Frans Francken the Younger - Temptation of
 Saint Anthony, detail, 1610:15Temptation of Saint Anthony, detail, 1610-15

Cornelis de Bailleur - The Temptation of 
Saint Anthony, based on Frans Francken the Younger, 17th 
CCornelis de Bailleur - The Temptation of Saint Anthony, based on Frans Francken the Younger, 17th C

Frans Francken the Younger - The 
Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1604The Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1604

Frans Francken the Younger - Pluto 
Carrying Proserpina Past The Nymph CyanePluto Carrying Proserpina Past The Nymph Cyane

Frans Francken the Younger - 
Mankind's Eternal Dilemma, The Choice Between Virtue and Vice, 
1633Mankind's Eternal Dilemma, The Choice Between Virtue and Vice, 1633

Frans Francken the Younger - 
Mankind's Eternal Dilemma, The Choice Between Virtue and Vice, 
detail, 1633Mankind's Eternal Dilemma, The Choice Between Virtue and Vice, detail, 1633

Frans Francken the Younger - Allegory on the Abdication of Emperor Charles V in Brussels, 1630-40
Allegory on the Abdication of Emperor Charles V in Brussels, 1630-40

Frans Francken the Younger - The Damned Cast into Hell, 15th C
The Damned Cast into Hell, 15th C

Frans Francken the Younger - The Last Judgment, 1606
The Last Judgment, 1606

Frans Francken the Younger - The Last 
Judgement, after 1619The Last Judgement, after 1619

Frans Francken the Younger - The Last 
Judgement, detail, after 1619The Last Judgement, detail, after 1619

Frans-Francken_neptunTriumphal Trip of Neptune and Amphitrite

Studio of Frans Francken the Younger - The
 Triumph of Neptune and Amphitrite, 1635Studio of Frans Francken the Younger - The Triumph of Neptune and Amphitrite, 1635

Studio of Frans Francken the Younger- The 
Triumph of Neptune and Amphitrite, 1655Studio of Frans Francken the Younger- The Triumph of Neptune and Amphitrite, 1655

Frans Francken the Younger - The 
Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1600-20The Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1600-20

Frans Francken the Younger - Homage to the
 Devil, 17th CHomage to the Devil, 17th C

Frans Francken the Younger - A Witches 
Sabbath
A Witches' Sabbath

Attributed to Circle of Frans Francken the
 Younger - Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1620Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1620

"Frans Francken the Younger (Antwerp, 1581 – Antwerp, 6 May 1642) was a Flemish painter and the best-known member of the large Francken family of artists. Francken created altarpieces and painted furniture panels, but his reputation chiefly relies on his small and delicate cabinet pictures with historical, mythological, or allegorical themes. He played an important role in the development of Flemish art in the first half of the 17th century through his innovations in many genres including genre painting and his introduction of new subject matter. He was a frequent collaborator of leading Antwerp painters of his time." - quote source 


Image sources include Wikimedia Commons.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Anton Machek (1886 - 1944)

Anton Machek - The Incantation, 1931The Incantation, 1931

Anton Machek - Witch, 1928Witch, 1928

Anton Machek - The Ghost, 1934The Ghost, 1934

Anton Machek - The Preparer, 1929The Preparer, 1929

Anton Machek - Insect Dystrophy, 1928Insect Dystrophy, 1928

Anton Machek - The Garden Of The Quales, 1932The Garden Of The Quales, 1932

Anton Machek - Rejuvenation Mill, 1931Rejuvenation Mill, 1931

Anton Machek - Mask Fest On The Ice, 1929Mask Fest On The Ice, 1929

Artworks originally published in the German magazine Jugend. 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Johannes Josephus Aarts (1871 - 1934)

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Two men and a 
monster in a workroom

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Temptation of 
Saint Anthony

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Fighting 
Monsters

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Floating 
figures with demon

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Monster with 
fleeing people

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Tree with 
fantastic heads

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Floating 
Bodies

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Forest landscape
 with people, crows and satyr

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Seven 
Monsters

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Five 
Mermaids

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Monster with 
tamborine

Johannes Josephus Aarts - 
Death

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Winged 
Chimera

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Death and a 
Woman

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Satan with 
figures in his arms

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Floating 
Figures

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Death as a 
centaur with arrow and bow

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Woman with 
monster

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Injured 
Centaur

Johannes Josephus Aarts - Oedipus and the
 Sphinx


"Dutch painter, illustrator, lithographer, engraver, etcher, writer, academic teacher and director, lecturer, sculptor and book-cover designer.
In his lithographic work, one finds depictions of farmworkers, dyke workers and later also tramps, beggars and invalids. Between 1920 and 1930 he produced mostly visionary work with apocalyptic scenes.
He painted portraits, animals and landscapes, including cityscapes and dune-landscapes." - https://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Aarts,_Johannes_Josephus


These untitled and undated etchings/ woodcuts by the artist were found at The Rijksmuseum - https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en