Artist Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528
Title
  • The Babylonian Whore
  • The Whore of Babylon (Illustrated Bartsch) (alternate title)
  • Das Babylonische Weib (alternate title)
  • Die Apokalypse | The Apocalypse (series title)
Date between 1496 and 1497
Medium woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within image edge): 15 1/2 × 11 1/8 inches (39.4 × 28.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S414
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, on block, lower center: [artist's monogram]
Marks Watermark: partially illegible (flower with ?)
Inscriptions Inscribed, on verso: [Latin inscription]
July 1886, (Wunderlich and Co., New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan. USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 61, no. 4 (1984): pp. 23-33, p. 29 (ill.).