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Title(s):

St. John before God and the Elders The Apocalypse

Maker:

Dürer, Albrecht; printmaker; German artist, 1471-1528

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

circa 1498

School/Style:

German

Production
Note:

Latin Edition of 1498. Second State.

Technique:

woodcut

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
laid paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, image, 389, mm
width, image, 278, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1873; Kerrich, Richard Edward

Provenance:

Collection of Rev. Thomas Kerrich

Notes:

From the 1498 Latin edition of the Apocalypse with the letterpress text of chapters four and five on the reverse. It is the only case where the image happens to be derived from parts of the text on the reverse.

Acquisition Credit:

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Inscription(s):

inscription; verso; printed; Latin verse
monogram; image lower centre; printed; AD

Alternative
Number(s):

Bartsch; 63
Illustrated Bartsch; 63
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary; .263
Meder; 166
Hollstein (German); 166 (2b)
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum; 114

Exhibition(s):

Engravings and woodcuts by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528). 1950-01 - 1950-03
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Exhibited at The Fitzwilliam Museum : September 1914. 1914-09
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK

Exhibited at The Fitzwilliam Museum : Easter Term 1911. 1911
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK

Apocalypse: Prints by Dürer and Duvet. 1999-10-05 - 2000-03-19
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK

Apocaylpse : Durer and Duvet. 1984-03-08 - 1984-06-24
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK

Related Object(s):

P.3301-R; The Apocalypse, Title Page.
P.3302-R; The Apocalypse, Title Page.
P.3303-R; The Torture of St John the Evangelist
P.3304-R; The Vision of the Seven Candlesticks
P.3051-R; The Four horsemen of the Apocalypse
P.3306-R; The Opening of the Fifth and Sixth Seals
P.3307-R; The Opening of the Fifth and Sixth Seals
P.3308-R; Four Angels Holding the Winds
P.3309-R; Four Angels Holding the Winds
P.3310-R; The Adoration of the Lamb
P.3311-R; The Adoration of the Lamb
P.3312-R; The Seven Angels with the Trumpets
P.3313-R; The Seven Angels with the Trumpets
P.3315-R; The Four Avenging Angels
P.3314-R; The Four Avenging Angels
P.3316-R; St John Devouring the Book
P.23-1983; St John Devouring the Book
P.3317-R; The Apocalyptic Woman
P.3318-R; St. Michael Fighting the Dragon
P.3319-R; The Whore of Babylon
P.3320-R; The Beast with Two Horns like a Lamb
P.3321-R; The Beast with Two Horns like a Lamb
P.3322-R; The Angel showing John the New Jerusalem

Accession:

Object Number: P.3305-R
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 98993; input: 2004-06-04; modified: 2013-01-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/98993