Prints and Drawings
Artist: Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471–1528

The Opening of the Fifth and Sixth Seals, from the series The Apocalypse

ca. 1495–98, published 1511

Woodcut

sheet: 39.5 × 28.2 cm (15 9/16 × 11 1/8 in.)
Library Transfer, Gift of Paul Mellon, B.A. 1929, L.H.D.H 1967
1956.16.3f
Geography: 
Made in Germany
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
German
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Mary Mellon

Bibliography: 

Friedrich Wilhelm Hollstein, German Engravings, Etchings, and Woodcuts, 1400–1700, 78 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954–2010), vol. 7, p. 138, cat. 168.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.