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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Dürer, Albrecht (1471-1528, German)

Albrecht Dürer The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Albrecht Dürer
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse


Date: 1498
Series: The Apocalypse
Medium: Woodcut
Dimensions: 388 x 280 mm. 15 1/2 x 11 1/8 in.
References: Bartsch 64; Meder 167, proof before text and before the 1498 German edition of the Apocalypse; Schoch, Mende, Scherbaum 115
Watermark: Imperial Orb, Meder 53
Provenance: R. M. Light, Santa Barbara; to Agnew’s, London (this print included in their history, Agnew’s, 1982-1992, p. 198, pl. 178); 1991 to Private collection, U.S.A.
Impression: Brilliant, the finest lines printed with sharp clarity
Condition: Excellent, perhaps minimal disturbances to the paper along the bottom edge from an old mount