Goat is not the only creature, associated with witches. The painting above is another example of baroque art. Grisly though the images are, the real lives of British witches were often far more mundane, although that didn't prevent wild stories of ritual infanticide, orgies and dates with the Devil from spreading among the general population. This painting was made by Anthony Frederick Augustus Sandys Topics Painting Jonathan Jones on art. Witches inspired many artists and I will present some of their works with few facts about magic, witchcraft and similar stuff. Share this article Share.