Die Apokalypse, Urausgabe Deutsch 1498, Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer
Die Apokalypse, Urausgabe Deutsch 1498
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Albrecht Dürer

Die Apokalypse, Urausgabe Deutsch 1498, ca. 1496 – ca. 1497

395 x 285 mm
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31500-31505 D
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

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Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
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Public Domain

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  • 73F2351 martyrdom of John in front of the Porta Latina: he is put in a cauldron of boiling oil, but remains unharmed
  • 73G211 God on his throne, surrounded by the twenty-four elders (wearing crowns and playing harps) and the four Beasts
  • 73G312 opening of the fifth seal: white robes are given to (the souls of) the martyrs under the altar
  • 73G313 opening of the sixth seal: a great earthquake, the sun turns black, the moon red as blood, and the stars fall on earth; mankind hiding in caves
  • 73G412 Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon and his followers; the dragon (Devil, Satan) is cast out of heaven
  • 73G491 the scarlet woman, the whore of Babylon; she is usually sitting on a scarlet beast with seven heads and ten horns
  • 98B(DOMITIANUS, Titus Flavius) male persons from classical history (DOMITIANUS, Titus Flavius)
  • 25I5 landscape with tower or castle
  • 45B the soldier; the soldier's life
  • 46A7 crowd, mob
  • 49L1 letters, alphabet, script

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