Ghosts on a Tree (1933) by Franz Sedlacek
Franz Sedlacek was an Austrian painter who lived from 1891 to 1945. He belonged to a tradition known as New Objectivity, an artistic movement similar to Magic Realism. He died in World War II, a soldier in the German army. He painted Ghosts on a Tree in 1933. In the painting, the figures that appear to be vultures are actually souls in torment.