Saint Policarpus from Lives of the Heiligenleben, Sommerteil (Saints, Summertime), Plate 2 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

A work made of woodcut in black with hand-colored additions, and letterpress in black (recto and verso), on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of woodcut in black with hand-colored additions, and letterpress in black (recto and verso), on cream laid paper.

Date:

1475, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Unknown Artist (Augsburg, 15th century)
printed and published by Johannes (Hans) Baemler (German, 1435-1504)
original text by Jacobus de Voragine (Italian, c. 1230–1298)
portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)

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Artist

Unknown artist

Title

Saint Policarpus from Lives of the Heiligenleben, Sommerteil (Saints, Summertime), Plate 2 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Germany

Date

1475

Medium

Woodcut in black with hand-colored additions, and letterpress in black (recto and verso), on cream laid paper

Dimensions

70 x 80 mm (image); 270 x 186 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.2

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