Artist Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528
  • Opening of the Fifth and Sixth Seals
  • Eroffnung des sechsten Siegels (alternate title)
  • Die Apokalypse | The Apocalypse (series title)
Date between 1497 and 1498
Medium woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed to image edge): 15 3/8 × 11 1/8 inches (39.1 × 28.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S405
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, on block, lower center: [artist's monogram]
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)
Dodgson, C. Albrecht Durer. New York, 1967, no. 1.