Reading Mary Magdalene by the Italian painter Alessandro di Cristofano di Lorenzo del Bronzino Allori (1535-1607). The penitent sinner is studying and in front of her lies a skull reminding the vanity a all material desires.
Salome with the Head of St John the Baptist (1910) by the Swiss Symbolist painter Adolf Frey-Moock (1881-1954). All is illuminated with a ghoulish green. And Salome is wearing also a snake bangle making the connection to Eve and all the other evil women.