Monsters and Monstrosities in Literature


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Giuseppe Arcimboldo . ca. 1566
Skoklosters Slott, Balsta . Sweden
Ah, love! . Passerotti . 16th c.   Ah, love!
Bartolomeo Passerotti . 16th c.
Private collection of Peter Willi/Bridgeman Art Library
Fuseli . Nightmare . 1781   The Nightmare
Henry Fuseli . 1781
The Detroit Institute of Arts
The Sleep of Reason Produce Monsters   The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (El Sueño de la Razon Produce Monstruos)
Francisco José de Goya Y Lucientes . ca. 1863
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art . Ithaca, NY
Invention of Monsters . Dali   Invention of Monsters
Salvador Dali . 1937
Art Institute of Chicago


Updated January 18, 2008