The Martyrdom of Saint Lucy from Heiligenleben, Sommerteil (Lives of the Saints, Summertime), Plate 20 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

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

Date:

1488, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Unknown Artist (Nuremberg, 15th century)
printed and published by Anton Koberger (German, c. 1440/45–1513)
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

The Martyrdom of Saint Lucy from Heiligenleben, Sommerteil (Lives of the Saints, Summertime), Plate 20 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Germany

Date

1488

Medium

Woodcut in black with hand-colored additions, and letterpress in black with rubrication, (recto and verso), on cream laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat

Dimensions

89 x 185 mm (image); 333 x 244 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.20

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