While wandering round St.Agnes' convent in Prague, where there is a most splendid collection of International Gothic art, I was struck by the number of most gruesome martyrdoms and the buckets of blood. Yesterday was Halloween.
Herewith a few samples...
Tears of blood...
An unfortunate way to go....in an Edward Gorey sort of way.
What do you expect if you kneel right underneath?
Looking rather stoical with a nail through the head.
Who can He be talking to on his cell phone?