Spooky Art: The Witches by Hans Baldung

The Witches
MET Museum

The Halloween season is the perfect time of year to discuss witches, and, fortunately for us, many artists were fairly obsessed with witchcraft. This includes German artist Hans Baldung, who seemed to take particular pleasure in crafting the most outlandish and gratuitous supernatural scenes possible.

Baldung was a student of the great Albrecht Dürer-one of the most famous and important artists…