Historical artwork of moonstruck women

Historical artwork of moonstruck women

N820/0054 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 28.0MB

Downloadable file size: 3.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Moonstruck women. Historical artwork of women driven temporarily mad by the full Moon. The Moon was believed to be linked to human emotions and full Moons were thought to be capable of causing hallucinations and madness, hence the term lunatic (from the Latin luna for Moon). Some men are searching for their wives at lower left. This 17th century artwork is of Dutch women.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: art, full, full moon, hallucination, historical, historical image, history, lunatic, madness, madness art, medical charlatanism, moon, moon art, moonstruck, mystic, quack treatment, quackery, woman

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.