Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse from the September Testament

Book Title: Das Newe Testament Deuotzsch.

Author: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546

Image Title: Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse from the September Testament

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Description: The "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" from Martin Luther's (1483-1546) September Testament. After the first four seals are opened, four horsemen roam the earth bringing great calamity. They are shown carrying a bow, a sword, scales, and a pitchfork. Woodcut designed by Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), a close friend of Luther. The image is based on Revelation 6:1-8.

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