Aesculapian Decameron (1919) By Otto Wirsching

The original German name is “Ă„skulapischen Dekameron”. The meaning behind the title is unclear. ‘Aesculapian’ can refer to medicine. The only thing named “Decameron” is a set of 100 novellas by Italian Author Giovanni Boccaccio.

I’ll just nickname this piece “Skeleton Medicine Man”. đź’€

Aesculapian Decameron (1919) By Otto Wirsching

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A Witch Making a Potion (1773) By John Hamilton Mortimer

“A witch, raising her arm above a cauldron, is making a potion; a young woman is kneeling in front of the cauldron; book and skeleton in the background.” – Description.

A Witch Making a Potion (1773) By John Hamilton Mortimer

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