Book of Revelation: The New Jerusalem (Ch. 21)
4 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. (12.1 x 7.3 cm)
Hans Sebald Beham,
Medium and Support:
Label from “Between Heaven and Hades: Journeys in Renaissance and Baroque Prints”, La Salle University Art Museum, September 13 - December 15, 2017:
John and an angel view the aftermath of the destruction of the Apocalypse: the creation of an uncorrupted city, a New Jerusalem.
These woodcut illustrations, after those of Lucas Cranach the Elder, are from "Das Nau Testament" (Dresden: Wolfgang Stockel, 1527) with polemical notes by Jerome Esmer for use by German Roman Catholics.