Sunday, April 15, 2018

D E M O N S . . . by different artists

an illustration by Joseph Clement Coll
A demon is an evil being occurring in the mythical stories of all cultures,
an externalization of humanity's own evils . . . illustration by Joseph Clement Coll
      
D E M O N S
          
Harvey Comics Hot Stuff, leapfrogging flames
children's comic book character Hot Stuff the Little Devil
     
D E M O N S
         
Early demons were humanoid crossed with either animal, vegetation, or the elements
Early demons were humanoid crossed with either animal, vegetation, or the elements
      
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a 1905 Ivar Arosenius color cartoon of demons at Christmas
a 1905 Ivar Arosenius cartoon of happy demons at Christmas
Click image twice for full size
      
D E M O N S
         
a drawing of a housefly, an 1863 demon of pestilence in France
the 1863 demon of pestilence in France
      
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Frank Frazetta artwork 1966, a demon guards the ancient treasure
a Frank Frazetta illustration,  1966
      
D E M O N S
         
a Louis Moe illustration, 1897 demon woman
a Louis Moe illustration for a literary publication, 1897
      
D E M O N S
         
a Franz Wacik color illustration of a demon
a Franz Wacik illustration     Click twice
     
D E M O N S
         
a printer's devil cartoon, "Right in it"
Wikipedia:  A PRINTER'S DEVIL was an apprentice in a printing establishment
who performed a number of tasks,  such as mixing tubs of ink and fetching type.
      
D E M O N S
         
a Mike Hinge illustration, "The leaves of time"
a Mike Hinge illustration
      
D E M O N S
         
a Gustave Dore illustration, dark angel falling to Earth
a Gustave Dore book illustration
      
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a Buddhist image of a demon or god in golden flames on cloth
a Buddhist image
      
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a photograph of a demonic metal 1931 lighting fixture
a 1931 lighting fixture
      
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a 1947 Stefan Żechowski painting of a demon convincing a boy to die
a Stefan Żechowski painting,  1947     click twice
      
D E M O N S
         
a Fritz Eichenberg illustration of a sleeping tree demon
a Fritz Eichenberg illustration   see full size
      
D E M O N S
         
a Richard Powers illustration of a cruel demon ruler
a Richard Powers book cover illustration, with room for the writer's title and credits
      
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a John Dickson Batten illustration
a John Dickson Batten illustration
     
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an Arthur Rackham color illustration of a demon and a cat in a tree
an Arthur Rackham children's book illustration
      
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a Gordon Browne illustration of a fake demon intended to frighten
a Gordon Browne book illustration:  the demon mask was intended to
frighten away intruders,  but they knew that demons don't exist
      
D E M O N S
         
a Bruno Paul political cartoon
a Bruno Paul cartoon of a humor magazine's mascot dog
      
D E M O N S
         
a J.J. Grandville masquerade demon
a J.J. Grandville illustration     click twice     
        
D E M O N S
           
a color cartoon illustration of "food bills" from a print advertisement. 1940s?
"food bills"  from a print advertisement, 1940s?
      
D E M O N S
         
a 1902 Toronto display of Satan in Hell, a carnival maze at the Canadian National Exhibition
a 1902 Toronto mirror-maze of Hell,  possibly at the Canadian National Exhibition
      
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a color demon by cartoonist Jack Davis
by cartoonist Jack Davis
    
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the demon television,  by A. Paul Weber
the demon television,  by A. Paul Weber
    
D E M O N S
                
a 1913 Artus Scheiner color illustration of a woman and a demon
a 1913 Artus Scheiner illustration
        
D E M O N S
            
a Hannes Bok illustration of a giant demon
a Hannes Bok illustration
      
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a color Tex Avery animation still of a group of shugging grinning devil demons in Hell
from a Tex Avery animation     click twice
                   

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