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Apocalyptic Beasts

1944, printed 1975 Werner Drewes Born: Canig, Germany 1899 Died: Reston, Virginia 1985 engraving and softground etching on paper plate: 14 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. (37.8 x 21.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist 1976.74.18 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - death

Animal - bird - chicken

Animal - bird - eagle

Animal - lion

Fantasy - animal

Figure - fragment - skeleton

Religion - New Testament - Apocalypse

Religion - New Testament - Last Judgment

graphic arts - print

paper

engraving

etching

About Werner Drewes

Born: Canig, Germany 1899 Died: Reston, Virginia 1985

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