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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1907,1029.11

  • Description

    The Whore of Babylon; riding the seven-headed beast; at left a monk and a king adoring her; on verso fragment of another apocalypse illustration. Illustrations to an unidentified New Testament edition. c.1523 Woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1523 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 145 millimetres
    • Width: 94 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Lit: G.Bartrum in 'The Apocalypse and the Shape of Things to Come', exh. cat., BM, London 1999, no.51 See curatorial comment for 1907,1029.3.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 7 bibliographic details
    • Dodgson 1903, 1911 II.366.15 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    1999/2000 Dec-Apr, London, BM, 'The Apocalypse', no. 51

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1907

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1907,1029.11

The Whore of Babylon; riding the seven-headed beast; at l a monk and a king adoring her; on verso fragment of another apocalypse illustration. Illustrations to an unidentified New Testament edition.  c.1523  Woodcut

The Whore of Babylon; riding the seven-headed beast; at l a monk and a king adoring her; on verso fragment of another apocalypse illustration. Illustrations to an unidentified New Testament edition. c.1523 Woodcut

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