Hazelwort from Gart der Gesundheit (Garden of Health), Plate 16 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century
1487, portfolio assembled 1929
Unknown Artist (Ulm, 15th century) printed and published by Konrad Dinckmut (German, active 1476-1499) original text by Johann Wonnecke von Cube (German, c. 1430–1503) portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)
Woodcut and letterpress in black with rubrication (recto), and letterpress in black with rubrication and pen and brown ink additions (verso), on buff laid paper
92 x 56 mm (image); 252 x 184 mm (sheet)
Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Vero Beach, FL, Center for the Arts, “Under Pressure, Western Printmaking from the 15th Century to the Present,” September 23–November 12, 1989, p. 30; also traveled to Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, January 7–February 18, 1990; Memphis, TN, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, March 11–April 22, 1990.
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