Taken from an anthology entitled Prince of Darkness, 1946
The illustrations are details from The Temptation of St Anthony, an etching by Jacques Callot, 1630
Jahangir’s Dream (Jahangir, Mughal Emperor, embraces Abbas the Great, Shah of Iran) - c. 1620
Reza Abbasi,17th c
Jacob van Hulsdonck, 1614
Antonio Balestra, The Riches of the Earth, 1698
- Altar Frontal, Peru, 17th century. TM 91.412. Acquired by George Hewitt Myers in 1944.
This is a tapestry-woven panel. The center-right skeleton wears a Papal crown, and the left skeleton wears a royal crown. The date is thought to be about 1621 because in that year both the king of Spain and the pope died.