Apocalypse Leaf Fragment: The Beast of the Sea, ca. 1295

  • French

Tempera on parchment

  • Sheet: 4 1/8 × 5 3/4 inches (10.5 × 14.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Founders Junior Council and the Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Ford II Fund

1983.20.B

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Daniel Burckhardt-Wildt (Basel, Switzerland)

until 1983, descendents of Daniel Burckhardt-Wildt

1983-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Caviness, M.H. "A Man with a Dragon from one of the Tribune Osculi of Mantes." Gesta 26, 1 (1986): p. 129 (fig. 3). De Winter, Patrick M. "Visions of the Apocalypse in Medieval England and France." Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 70, 10 (December 1983): 399, p. 407 (fig. 20). Emerson, R.K. and S. Lewis. "Census and Bibliography of Medieval Manuscripts Containing Apocalypse Illustrations, ca. 800-1500, II." Traditio 41 (1985): 370-409, nos. 38-117. "Family Art Game," DIA Advertising Supplement. Detroit Free Press, May 18, 1986, p. 23 (ill.). Henderson, George. "The Manuscript Model of the Angers 'Apocalypse' Tapestries." Burlington Magazine 127, 985 (April 1985): 209-218. Kleinbauer, W., ed. "Recent Major Acquisitions of Medieval Art by American Museums: Number Five." Gesta 22, 2, (1983): 171-175, (fig. 9) (ill.). Lewis, S. "The Apocalypse of Isabella of France: Paris, Bibl. Nat. MS Fr. 13096." Art Bulletin 72 (1990): 224-260. Morgan, Nigel. "The Burckhardt-Wildt Apocalypse." Art at Auction: The Year at Sotheby's, 1982/83. London, 1983, pp. 168-169 (fig. 11). Single Leaves and Miniatures. Sales cat., Sotheby's. London, April 25, 1983, lot 52.

French, Apocalypse Leaf Fragment: The Beast of the Sea, ca. 1295, tempera on parchment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Founders Junior Council and the Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Ford II Fund, 1983.20.B.