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The Apocalypse: Chapter 18 (The Fall of Babylon)

The destruction of Babylon

1546–55
Jean Duvet (French, 1485–about 1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 44, second; Eisler 56, second (late)

Dimensions

Platemark (trimmed): 30.2 x 21.1 cm (11 7/8 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M27841

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Published in 1561

Provenance

John Rushout, 2nd Baron of Northwick (b. 1770 - d. 1859), Northwick Park, Worcester, and Thirlestane House, Gloucestershire; 1859, by inheritance to his nephew George Rushout, 3rd Baron of Northwick (b. 1811 - d. 1887); 1887, by inheritance to his widow, Elizabeth Augusta Warburton Rushout, Lady Northwick (b. 1832 - d. 1912), Northwick Park; 1912, by inheritance to her grandson, Captain Edward Georges Spencer-Churchill (b. 1876 - d. 1964), Northwick Park; May 28, 1918, sold by Captain Spencer-Churchill, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London, lot 224 (4 prints); 1918, purchased from that sale by the MFA through P. & D. Colnaghi and Obach (dealers, London). (Accession Date: May 1, 1918)

Credit Line

Special Print Fund