Section 11. Illustrated Bibles

100. Albrecht Dürer, Apocalypsis cum Figuris 1497-1498

Museum of the Book, London

The magnificent Apocalypsis cum Figuris by Albrecht Dürer published in 1497-1498 is a dramatic series of 15 woodcuts that vividly transform with a powerful affect the familiar illustrations of the Apocalypse while inspiring countless later artists