Masonic Education: Albrecht Durer – St. John Devouring The Book

Our Education Officer came across this woodcut print by the German artist Albrecht Durer, circa 1498, depicting St. John Devouring The Book, as described in the Book of Revelation. The print originally appeared circa 1498 in Durer’s book, The Apocalypse.

Albrecht Durer print, St. John Devouring The Book, circa 1498 (Source: Royal Collection Trust)
Albrecht Durer print, St. John Devouring The Book, circa 1498 (Source: Royal Collection Trust)

Here is a short video posted on YouTube by the Clark Art Institute:

Here are some links to more information on Albrecht Durer’s St. John Devouring The Book:

Here are links to more information on Albrecht Durer:

Thanks to Vladimir Sterjovski for putting our Education Officer on to this print.

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