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The Apocalyptic Woman
  • Albrecht Dürer
    born: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; active: Holy Roman Empire (prese
  • The Apocalyptic Woman, 1498
  • The Apocalypse
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 387 x 279 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/4 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0046

On the left is a woman with wings and a crown make of star-shaped pieces. To the right of the woman is a multi-headed dragon. Above the owman is a group of three cherub-like figures. In the upper left corner is an angel. In the top center of the print is a man with rays of light coming from his head.