Hugo Steiner-Prag’s The Ancestress

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Another handful of macabre illustrations by Hugo Steiner-Prag. As before, these are minor works compared to the Golem illustrations and his illustrated Poe but it’s good to find something new. The Ancestress (1816) was a tragedy by Austrian dramatist Franz Grillparzer in which a woman killed by her husband for infidelity returns to haunt future generations. Steiner-Prag’s illustrations date from 1919, and may be seen at the Google Cultural Institute.

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Hugo Steiner-Prag’s Ghostly Ballads
Hugo Steiner-Prag’s illustrated Poe
Hugo Steiner-Prag’s Golem