"Babylon the Great, the Mother of Harlots,"

 

 

Religious Book illustration, (original in oil on panel).

"Revelations. Ch.17 v 3 "- 'and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:'

 

 

2nd. version, 2015.