Sunday, 15 March 2020

Plague,Disease,Death, how artists have reacted.




The world is facing a new plague,Covid19,these are some paintings and illustrations from the past showing how artists reacted in their own time to similar disasters.
                                                                        



Death Seizing a Mother by Kathe Kollwitz,1934


                                                                            
                                                                     

The last great pandemic, Influenza 1918


                                                                 
The Doctor,Luke Fildes, 1891

                                                                               
Applicants for Admission to a Casual Ward, Luke Fildes 1891

                                                     
Diptheria,Richard Cooper Tennant




Widowhood

                                                                          

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