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Spanish painter Francisco Goya is both the last of the Old Masters and the first of the modern artists (read more)
Dürer's best known individual engravings include Knight, Death, and the Devil (1513), Saint Jerome in his Study (1514) and Melencolia I (1514). His most iconic images are his woodcuts of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1497–1498) from the Apocalypse series, and the "Rhinoceros." Additionally, he painted a number of religious works and self portraits in oil and created many brilliant watercolors and drawings, which now through modern reproductions are perhaps his best known works.
The naval battle lasted two days. The first day saw Virginia wreak havoc on wooden Union ships. However, on the second day Monitor arrived and initiated the famous duel of the ironclads. The battle, though inconclusive, received worldwide publicity. After the battle, it was clear that ironclad ships were the future of naval warfare. Lessons from this naval encounter would be applied in the sea battles of World War I and World War II during which much depended on the safety of cargoes of food and arms. Wooden navies became obsolete after this battle, and new technologies were developed to improve the efficiency and the battle-power of iron-clad ships.