Revealed Religion : Benjamin West. 092 of 100 Bible images
Death on the Pale Horse. 1817. Oil on canvas. 176 x 301 ins (447.0 x 764.5 cms). Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. This version is thought to be the artist’s final major work. West based it on the Book of Revelation 6:8, in which the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse—Death, War, Famine, and Pestilence—ravage the earth.