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The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse

Albrecht Durer

The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse - Albrecht Durer -

Title:The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse
Painted by:Albrecht Durer

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This isn't a painting, it's a wood cut.

Posted by know my shit on 18.November 2009, 16:32

i love this painting the detail and mystery that surround it make it all the more intersting
Posted by kirk on 17.December 2009, 09:26

Actually, I believe that this is a engraving. Albrecht Druerer did a lot of engravings on metal plates. He rubbed special inks on the plates and then the plates and paper were pressed creating an impression where the reliefs were.

Posted by Mariah Long on 26.January 2011, 06:53

Yes, you are correct. This is part of a series of woodcut Dürer created.
Posted by Awesome on 26.October 2011, 19:25

Actually, it's one in a series of 15 woodcuts that Durer created and published in 1498 as depictions of scenes from The Book of Revelations.
Posted by Meagan on 6.December 2011, 02:32

It is a wood cut, no metal involved except when the wood was cut into. It is based on the Book of Revalations. It's pretty dope.
Posted by Jenn on 27.March 2012, 13:33

The process you speak of is etching; this consists of inking up an engraved metal plate and rolling through a press with dampened paper. And this piece is in fact a woodcut!

Posted by poppyG on 27.March 2012, 17:23

This is actually a wood cut made for the book of Revelations along with 14 others

Posted by Sketch1987 on 3.April 2012, 12:22

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