MAY 2016 - ALBRECHT DÜRER

Apocalypse, 1497-98

The British Museum, London, woodcut

"The four horsemen of the Apocalypse; four horsemen representing death, famine, war and conquest, ride from left to right over various people, in the left lower corner Hell devours a ruler wearing a bishop's mitre combined with an emperor's crown. One impression without text from a series of 15 woodcuts."

Quote from:

http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=1336337&partId=1&people=114599&peoA=114599-3-9&page=1

 

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