Le Danse Macabre, Guyot Marchand
The medievals were freaking crazy. We all know that. Perhaps the creepiest touch of medieval art was the rise of Le Danse Macabre, where Death himself would enter the world and lead dances--at first morris-style community dances, and in later iterations more morbid one-on-one tangos. Here is an illuminated example of this style. The pairing of Death and his Bride is one of the earliest links between sex and violence, a fun playground for Freudian psycho-wizards ever since.