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Goya, Witches’ Flight, 1798

I found this painting terrifying and far more eerie than other paintings I’ve seen on similar subjects, and then when I read the analysis I understood why: This painting on the surface reveals witches sucking the blood of a victim but … Continue reading

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A Woggle of Witches– Witches on the Moon

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A Woggle of Witches

by Adrienne Adams, 1971.

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A Woggle of Witches

A great children’s book, published 1971.

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Adrienne Stein, Eve of St. John possible infuence: Philip Leslie Hale

]] Previously I had posted Adrienne Stein, left, which is a contemporary work, but came across a (coincidental or not?) work from the Impressionist period by Philip Leslie Hale (right).

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When I was a child –ignore unless you like children’s art

When I was a child, my favorite books were probably Dorrie the Witch. (or among them), by Patricia Coombs. Edward Gorey had some nice hatching, but I didn’t relate to the characters. The Dorrie illustration style was similar, but I … Continue reading

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