The Monsters Leaving the Abyss

Book Title: De Biblie / vth der vthlegginge Doctoris Martini Luthers yn dyth düdesche vlitich vthgesettet, mit sundergen vnderrichtingen alse men seen mach.

Author: Bible. Low German. Luther. 1533

Image Title: The Monsters Leaving the Abyss

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Description: This print features the fifth angel blowing his trumpet, and a pit being opened with a monster. Locusts appear and resemble horses with crowns, human faces, and tails like scorpions. The wicked are stung and in agony. This and other woodcuts in this 1533 Bible are the work of the German artist, Erhard Altdorfer (d. 1561).

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