Spooky Art: Tamara and the Demon by Konstantin Makovsky (Interpretation and Analysis)

Tamara and the Demon
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Would you like to hear a spooky story? It is the Halloween season after all. Well the story I’m going to tell you today is about what happens when a princess meets a demon.

Between 1829 and 1839, Russian poet and writer Mikhail Lermontov composed a narrative poem called The Demon. The protagonist of the piece is a Demon…