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These Historical Paintings Are Quite Scary To Look At.

Let me take you to our past, where paintings spoke so much more than words. They expressed something unique and the unspoken. The subject matter in few of these paintings might be a bit insane, but trust me these paintings are are trying to say something that is priceless! For more artistic stuff like this, feel free to follow us on Twitter.      

This artist was probably trying to predict the future.

Judith Slaying Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi

Seriously, what is this?

Deterioration of mind over matter by Otto Rapp

My doubt: Is this a male or a female ghost?

Water Ghost by Alfred Kubin

The ancient huggers

Untitled by Zdzislaw Beksinski

I have no idea why these guys are doing this!

Dante and Virgil in Hell by William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Poor girl!

The Nightmare by Henry Fuseli

This is something extremely disturbing!

Saturn devouring his son by Peter Paul Rubens

The devil is taking everyone's case in hell

Hell by Hans Memling

Sitting there and just chilling!

Study after Velazquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X by Francis Bacon

Why is that woman randomly playing violin?

The Punishment of Marsyas by Titian

Looks normal right? have a closer look, until you see a leg getting unwrapped.

The Judgement of Cambyses by Gerard David

The terrible men!

Massacre of the Innocents by Peter Paul Rubens

I am feeling petrified, already!

Heads Severed - Theodore Gericault