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Apocalypse

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    E,3.130

  • Title (series)

    • Apocalypse
  • Description

    The martyrdom of St John; with the saint being tortured in a vat of boiling oil on the right and the Roman emperor Domitian sitting on his throne on the left and Latin text in letterpress on the verso. One impression of the 1511 Latin edition of a series of 15 woodcuts. c.1496-7 Woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1496-1497
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 390 millimetres
    • Width: 277 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed on the block.
  • Curator's comments

    From the 1511 edition with latin text.

  • Bibliography

    • Meder 1932 164 (1511 Latin edition) bibliographic details
    • Dodgson 1903, 1911 I.261.2 (cf; here 1511 Latin edition) bibliographic details
    • Schoch 2001-04 II.112 (1511 Latin edition) bibliographic details
    • Bartsch VII.127.61 (1511 Latin edition) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    E,3.130

The martyrdom of St John;  with the saint being tortured in a vat of boiling oil on the right and the Roman emperor Domitian sitting on his throne on the left and Latin text in letterpress on the verso. One impression of the 1511 Latin edition of a series of 15 woodcuts. c.1496-7 Woodcut

Recto

The martyrdom of St John; with the saint being tortured in a vat of boiling oil on the right and the Roman emperor Domitian sitting on his throne on the left and Latin text in letterpress on the verso. One impression of the 1511 Latin edition of a series of 15 woodcuts. c.1496-7 Woodcut

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