devils waiting for the Last Judgement Livre de la Vigne nostre Seigneur, France ca. 1450-1470 (Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 134, fol. 67v )

Devil--wheel breaking souls MS. Douce 134 MRM

The Beast of Gevaudan, werewolf illustration, France ca.1414.

Detail of the Last Judgement fresco at Saint Martin church in Sillegny, Lorraine, France, 15th c.

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 28, f. 249v. St. Augustine, De civitate dei (translation of Raoul de Presles). Rouen, 3rd quarter of the 15th century.

Illustration of a Devil found in the 13th century medieval manuscript Codex-Gigas. According to legend the book was written by a monk who sold his soul to the devil so in order to complete the manuscript in one night, and so complete the task which would let him off his execution (by being walled in alive) for breaking his monastic vows.

(People worshipping the Beast and his statue). Alexander of Bremen, Expositio in Apocalypsim (1250-1260). Cambridge Digital Library, MS Mm.5.31, detail of f. 85r

'The Fortress of Faith' (XV century), Bibliothèque de Valenciennes.

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I will Paint the Town Red: 1885 This cartoon shows "Democracy" portrayed as the devil holding a bucket labeled "Bourbon Principles." A profile caricature of Grover Cleveland appears in the paint brush. The Devil overlooks Washington, D.C., proclaiming he will "paint the town red." Illustrated by Grant E. Hamilton in 1885

Alchemical illustration

Demonic Smokehouse Livre de la Vigne nostre Seigneur, France ca. 1450-1470. Bodleian, MS. Douce 134, fol. 121v

Iona Tarot, la papessa (Very rare OOP) -- If you love Tarot, visit me at

Twelve Devils with Forks. French c. 1450-70. bodl_Douce134 by tony harrison, via Flickr

British Library, Harley 4338, f. 1v. Boethius, Le Livre de Boece de Consolacion (Book 4) [anonymous French translation]. Bourges, 1477. ‘Philosophy’.

The Hague, MMW, 10 A 11, detail of fol. 353v (‘Numa Pompilius and Pythagoras by mystification of the devils resort to hydromancy; devils in hell’). Augustine, La Cité de Dieu (Vol. I). Translation from the Latin by Raoul de Presles. Paris; c. 1475 (c.) c. 1478-1480

The Devil - Hermetic Tarot

Secrets d'histoire naturelle Centre-ouest de la France, vers 1480-1485

Demons in waiting...

Illustration by Charles Eisen for The Devil of Pope-Fig Island by Jean de la Fontaine: Tales and Novels in Verse. Vol. 2 London 1896

Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 134, f. 100r (devils bite and scratch the damned). Livre de la Vigne nostre Seigneur. France, c. 1450-1470