Hell painting at CuriositiesEXPAND
Hell painting at Curiosities
Elaine Liner

This Week in Vintage and Thrift Store Death and Devil Paintings

Need new décor for your coven? Something to camouflage the bloodstains on the basement wall? Local thrift and vintage stores are well stocked with affordable, terrifying pieces of art depicting death's heads and visions of hell.

We found some thrilling, chilling pictures (and one creepy pillow) at Dolly Python, White Elephant, Curiosities, Ferguson Thrift and the little Goodwill on Lower Greenville. Last time we looked, most of these were still on the shelves, priced from a few dollars to the low three figures.

One imagines that these things ended up in the resale emporia because their owners couldn't live with them a moment longer.

Treat yourself to a piece of art and when the eyes follow you around the room, remember, we warned you.

Ghostly figures at White Elephant
Ghostly figures at White Elephant
All photos by Elaine Liner
Scary painting at Ferguson Thrift
Scary painting at Ferguson Thrift
Devil pillow, or possibly carnival target, at Dolly Python
Devil pillow, or possibly carnival target, at Dolly Python
The famous green devil at Lower Greenvile Goodwill
The famous green devil at Lower Greenvile Goodwill
Green skull at White Elephant
Green skull at White Elephant
The red death at Dolly Python
The red death at Dolly Python
Evil green grin at White Elephant
Evil green grin at White Elephant
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