A Token from a Dead Young Brother (recto) and Father Mucius in His Cell (verso) from Altvaeterleben (Life of the Patriarchs), Plate 6 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

A work made of woodcut and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on buff laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat.
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  • A work made of woodcut and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on buff laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat.

Date:

1488, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Unknown Artist (Augsburg, 15th century)
printed and published by Peter Berger (German, active 1486–1489)
original text by Saint Jerome (Dalmatia, c. 347–420)
portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)

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Artist

Unknown artist

Title

A Token from a Dead Young Brother (recto) and Father Mucius in His Cell (verso) from Altvaeterleben (Life of the Patriarchs), Plate 6 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Germany

Date

1488

Medium

Woodcut and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on buff laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat

Dimensions

71 x 63 mm (image, recto); 71 x 60 mm (image, verso); 291 x 189 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.6

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