Sunday, February 19, 2012

Magic Scene

This is an odd little number that appears to date back to 18th century Italy by an undetermined artist, seeming to be a documentary survey of the black arts. The magician weaving spells is surrounded by devils, a flying goat, bones, bats, monkeys, an owl and a hanged man. Back in the back, monsters are being conjured from the cave.

I've tried posting this image bigger than usual for you to see detail, but who knows what size limits Blogger puts on images. Still, you should be able to see enough . . . that is, if you want to . . . Bwa-ha-ha-ha-haaaaaa . . .

Eighteenth-Century Italian — Magic Scene

1 comment:

M. D. Jackson said...

That is one amazing piece.