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Recto of Sheet with Scene of The Fifth Trombone, from The Apocalypse

Series/Portfolio:
The Apocalypse
Artist:
Hans Burgkmair (German, Augsburg 1473–1531 Augsburg)
Publisher:
Silvan Otmar (German, active Augsburg, 1513–40)
Published in:
Augsburg
Date:
1523–24
Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/16 × 5 1/16 in. (16.3 × 12.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.705.8
Not on view
Plate 8 from a series of 21 woodcuts with scenes from the Apocalypse for Martin Luther's translation of the New Testament. Four editions were published in Augsburg by Silvan Otmar between March 1523 and April 1524.
Recto of Sheet with Scene of The Star Falling into the Pit of Hell and the Plague of Locusts, from The Apocalypse

Inscription: at bottom right: HB
Vendor: Craddock and Barnard, London
Hollstein V.34.14; Dodgson II.422.205
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