The Fox and the Rooster from Fabulae et Vita (Fables and Life), Plate 25 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

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

Date:

c. 1500, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Unknown Artist (Basle, late 15th century)
printed and published by Michael Furter (German, active 1483–1516/17)
original text by Aesop (Greek, c. 620–560 B.C.)
portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)

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Artist

Unknown artist

Title

The Fox and the Rooster from Fabulae et Vita (Fables and Life), Plate 25 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Germany

Date

1492–1500

Medium

Woodcut in black, and letterpress in black (recto and verso), on buff laid paper

Dimensions

79 x 115 mm (image); 256 x 166 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.25

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