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The Whore of Babylon
(c. 1496-1497); (1498) {printed before text edition of}
from The Apocalypse series, published 1498

Medium
woodcut
Measurements
38.9 × 28.2 cm (image and sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bartsch 73
Inscription
incised (in image) l.c.: AD (monogram)
Accession Number
3542-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1956
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

Watermark

Albrecht DÜRER
The Whore of Babylon (c. 1496-1497); (1498) {printed before text edition of} (watermark)
Watermark Form
Imperial Orb (Reichsapfel Briquet 3064)
References
Meder 53, Briquet 3064 (found in a document dated 1523 in Babenhausen, Germany)
Completeness
complete
Chain Line Interval
34-38 mm
Laid Line Frequency
11 per cm
Placement of spacing and wires
104 x 30 [ 3 I 37 I 4 ] x 29
Wire Side
verso
Radiograph taken from
recto