Today, children's books are all about sunshine and happiness, big red dogs and soulless steam locomotives with disturbing amounts of free will. But what about parents who want to prepare their children for the destructive realities of life? What about those who want their little darlings to have a head start and become totally hardcore? Fortunately, a series of frightening medieval illustrations could help.
Hans Holbein the Younger was a 16th-century German artist and printmaker known for his famous Robert Baratheon Fan Art The Ambassadors . Like many of his contemporaries, Holbein was a little obsessed with death and drew more skulls in his works than a suburban eighth grader with too much eyeliner.
And since the whole tragic black death scene was around 1
Hans Holbein the Younger