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Hazelwort from Gart der Gesundheit (Garden of Health), Plate 16 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

A work made of 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.
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  • A work made of 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.

Date:

1487, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

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)

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 202

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Unknown artist (Illustrator)

Title

Hazelwort from Gart der Gesundheit (Garden of Health), Plate 16 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Germany

Date

Original 1487

Medium

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

Dimensions

92 × 56 mm (image); 252 × 184 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.16

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