By it [Pantagruelion] are the bows strung

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By it are the bows strung,

Original French:  Par elle ſont les arcs tendus,

Modern French:  Par elle sont les arcs tendus,



Notes

Detail of archer of the Apocalypse

Detail of archer of the Apocalypse
Detail of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse; four horsemen representing death, famine, war and conquest, ride from left to right over various people, in the lower left corner Hell devours a ruler wearing a bishop’s mitre combined with an emperor’s crown. One impression without text from a series of 15 woodcuts. c.1497-8.

Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528), Apocalypse. 1497. Image AN71705001. British Museum

Archer of the apocalypse

Archer of the apocalypse
The four horsemen of the Apocalypse; four horsemen representing death, famine, war and conquest, ride from left to right over various people, in the lower left corner Hell devours a ruler wearing a bishop’s mitre combined with an emperor’s crown. One impression without text from a series of 15 woodcuts. c.1497-8.

Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528), Apocalypse. 1497. image AN71705001. British Museum

Apollo and Diana

Apollo and Diana

Dürer, Albrecht (1471–1528), Apollo and Diana. 1502. engraving. Dürer

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Posted 10 February 2013. Modified 27 August 2018.

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