Figwort (recto), and Bloodroot (verso), from Gart der Gesundheit (Garden of Health), Plate 11 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century
c. 1499, portfolio assembled 1929
Unknown Artist (Augsburg, 15th century) printed and published by Johann Schönsperger the Elder (German, c. 1455–1521) original text by Johann Wonnecke von Cube (German, c. 1430–1503) portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)
Woodcut in black with hand-colored additions and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on cream laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat
110 × 63 mm (image, recto); 100 × 60 mm (image, verso); 243 × 173 mm (sheet)
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