Original woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper without watermark. Signed in the block with the artist’s monogram lower center. A strong, dark 16th century/lifetime impression, from the rare German Edition of 1498, with the German letterpress text on the verso. One of fifteen woodcuts created by Dürer to illustrate the last book of the New Testament, the Revelations of Saint John the Divine, the Apocalypse. Catalog: Bartsch 63; Kurth 108; Meder 166; Panofsky 283; Hollstein 166; Strauss 43 Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 114. 15 ½ x 11 1/16 inches
In excellent condition, trimmed down to the borderline all around.
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