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Woodcut - The Four Avenging Angels of Euphrates
  • The Four Avenging Angels of Euphrates
    Dürer, Albrecht, born 1471 - died 1528
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The Four Avenging Angels of Euphrates

  • Object:

    Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

    Nuremberg (printed)

  • Date:

    ca 1498 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dürer, Albrecht, born 1471 - died 1528 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wooduct on laid paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Alice G. E. Carthew

  • Museum number:

    E.720-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 143, box C

Physical description

Woodcut

Place of Origin

Nuremberg (printed)

Date

ca 1498 (printed)

Artist/maker

Dürer, Albrecht, born 1471 - died 1528 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

wooduct on laid paper

Marks and inscriptions

AD
Signed with monogram of Albrecht Durer

Dimensions

Height: 393 mm, Width: 284 mm

Object history note

This print is from the edition of 1498 with German text, the first and only edition in German. A Latin edition was also produced in 1498 and again in 1511.

Descriptive line

'The Four Avenging Angels of Euphrates', by Albrecht Durer (1471-1528); number nine of sixteen illustrations to the 1498 edition of the Apocalypse of Saint John, with German text; woodcut

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Woodcut

Subjects depicted

Swords; Knights; Angels

Categories

Christianity; Prints; Images Online; Printed pages & sheets; Religion; Woodcuts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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