Epic collection of full colour, high quality reproductions of some of the greatest paintings on the twin themes of heaven and hell. Scenes of salvation and rapture and scenes of torment and damnation include devils, demons, God, the abyss, purgatory, Medieval judgement scenes, lost souls, even the Egyptian book of the Dead.
Paintings include John Martin's The Fallen Angels Entering Pandemonium
, Pieter Bruegel the Elder's Fall of the Rebel Angels
, the works of Hieronymus Bosch, William Blake, and Hans Memling, illustrations by J Augustus Knapp, The Creation of Adam
from the Sistine Chapel -Michelangelo, as well as Eastern artists including Indian and Tibetan iconography. Illustrations:
120 colour illustrationsCopyright:
Permission FreeISBN 10: