Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528) The Apocalypse Seven woodcuts from the series, the Latin edition of 1498, entitled 'St John devouring the Book',  'Opening the Fifth and Sixth Seals', 'The Beast with two horns like a lamb', 'The seven trumpets', 'St John before God and the elders', 'The Torture of St John the Evangelist', 'Adoration of the lamb', 'Apocalyptic Women', on wove set into J.Whatman paper, together with an engraving 'The Flagellation' (B8), 1512, on laid, 116 x 73mm,  Lucas Cranach the Elder woodcut from the Passion, 'Christ before Herod' (B11), 1509, on laid, 252 x 170mm, Georg Pencz engraving 'Conversion of St Paul', 1543, on laid, 75 x 112mm, three works by Hans Sebald Beham, engravings 'The lady and death' (B149), 1541, on laid, 78 x 50mm, 'The Shepherd' (B216), 1525, on laid, and a woodcut 'Two Lovers' (B161), 1522, on laid, 125 x 85, plus another woodcut of figures and a saint in an interior 14 unframed
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Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528) The Apocalypse Eight woodcuts from the series, the Latin edition of 1498, entitled 'St John devouring the Book', 'Opening the Fifth and Sixth Seals', 'The Beast with two horns like a lamb', 'The seven trumpets', 'St John before God and the elders', 'The Torture of St John the Evangelist', 'Adoration of the lamb', 'Apocalyptic Women', on wove set into J.Whatman paper, together with an engraving 'The Flagellation' (B8), 1512, on laid, 116 x 73mm, Lucas Cranach the Elder woodcut from the Passion, 'Christ before Herod' (B11), 1509, on laid, 252 x 170mm, Georg Pencz engraving 'Conversion of St Paul', 1543, on laid, 75 x 112mm, three works by Hans Sebald Beham, two engravings 'The lady and death' (B149), 1541, on laid, 78 x 50mm, 'The Shepherd' (B216), 1525, on laid, and a woodcut 'Two Lovers' (B161), 1522, on laid, 125 x 85, plus another woodcut of figures and a saint in an interior 15 unframed
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Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528) The Apocalypse Seven woodcuts from the series, the Latin edition of 1498, entitled 'St John devouring the Book',  'Opening the Fifth and Sixth Seals', 'The Beast with two horns like a lamb', 'The seven trumpets', 'St John before God and the elders', 'The Torture of St John the Evangelist', 'Adoration of the lamb', 'Apocalyptic Women', on wove set into J.Whatman paper, together with an engraving 'The Flagellation' (B8), 1512, on laid, 116 x 73mm,  Lucas Cranach the Elder woodcut from the Passion, 'Christ before Herod' (B11), 1509, on laid, 252 x 170mm, Georg Pencz engraving 'Conversion of St Paul', 1543, on laid, 75 x 112mm, three works by Hans Sebald Beham, engravings 'The lady and death' (B149), 1541, on laid, 78 x 50mm, 'The Shepherd' (B216), 1525, on laid, and a woodcut 'Two Lovers' (B161), 1522, on laid, 125 x 85, plus another woodcut of figures and a saint in an interior 14 unframed
Lot Details
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528)
The Apocalypse (Bartsch 61,63,65,67,68,70,71,74 )
Eight woodcuts from the series, the Latin edition of 1498, entitled 'St John devouring the Book',
'Opening the Fifth and Sixth Seals', 'The Beast with two horns like a lamb', 'The seven trumpets', 'St John before God and the elders', 'The Torture of St John the Evangelist', 'Adoration of the lamb', 'Apocalyptic Women', on wove set into J.Whatman paper, together with an engraving 'The Flagellation' (B8), 1512, on laid, 116 x 73mm,
Lucas Cranach the Elder woodcut from the Passion, 'Christ before Herod' (B11), 1509, on laid, 252 x 170mm, Georg Pencz engraving 'Conversion of St Paul', 1543, on laid, 75 x 112mm, three works by Hans Sebald Beham, two engravings 'The lady and death' (B149), 1541, on laid, 78 x 50mm, 'The Shepherd' (B216), 1525, on laid, and a woodcut 'Two Lovers' (B161), 1522, on laid, 125 x 85, plus another woodcut of figures and a saint in an interior (15) (unframed)

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  • Please note the works from the Apocalypse are comprised of one from the German edition of 1498 (B61 Torture of St John) and seven from the Latin edition of 1511.
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