Friday, 5 November 2010

Apocalypse then 3

The Upas, or Poison Tree in the Island of Java (1820)

Apocalypse (1828)

The Deluge (1840)

Francis Danby (1793-1861). I remember seeing 'The Deluge' when I was 5 or 6 in a lesson about Noah's Ark and I was haunted by the details: the drowning lion, the dead giant, the doomed people at the top watching the Ark recede into the distance...

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