Salvator Rosa (1615-1673)

The Darkest Art

IMG_6434 Saul and the Witch of Endor, 1668 (Louvre)

From Samuel I (28:6-14). Saul, worried about the battle he is about to wage against the Philistines, consults the sorceress of Endor. The witch calls upon the spirit of Samuel, draped in a shroud, who announces that God has chosen David to be King.

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