Michael Pacher — Saint Wolfgang & The Devil, c.1483

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To my knowledge, the face-ass thing isn’t a particularly common representation, but artists at the time definitely came up with some awesomely fucked-up ways to depict the Devil and various lesser demons and monsters. I think because a lot (not all, but a lot) of art at the time was relatively formulaic, they really went wild when they got a chance to unleash their creativity. For example, check out Hieronymus Bosch’s [Garden of Earthly Delights](http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6c/Hieronymus_Bosch_-_Triptych_of_Garden_of_Earthly_Delights_-_WGA2505.jpg) or Martin Schongauer’s engraving of the [Temptation of Saint Anthony](http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-YFr8fOzo_z8/TWSlLnyseoI/AAAAAAAAEIk/9FCiN7qKJd0/s1600/Martin+Schongauer+tribulations+of+st+antony1.jpg).

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