Death on a Pale Horse
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Beautiful oil on canvas painting of Death, depicted as a black cloaked man riding a pale white horse. Preyed upon fallen people are lying on the ground. To the left of the image are warriors battling a lion. And to the right of the image a king rides a white horse.

Credit: Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Academy purchase.

West painted "Death on a Pale Horse" in 1817. It depicts death as a black-cloaked man riding forward on a white horse, surrounded by destruction.

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