Revealed Religion : Benjamin West. 092 of 100 Bible images

by phillipmedhurst

092  Death on the Pale Horse
092 Death on the Pale Horse

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.