The Eunuch from Terenti cum directorio, Plate 29 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

A work made of woodcut in black from five block, and letterpress in black (recto and verso), on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of woodcut in black from five block, and letterpress in black (recto and verso), on cream laid paper.

Date:

1496, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Unknown Artist (Strasbourg, late 15th century)
printed and published by Johann Reinhard Grüninger (German, c. 1455–1532)
original text by Terence (Publius Terentius Afer) (North African, 195/185–c. 159 B.C.)
portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)

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Artist

Unknown artist (Illustrator)

Title

The Eunuch from Terenti cum directorio, Plate 29 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Germany

Date

1496

Medium

Woodcut in black from five block, and letterpress in black (recto and verso), on cream laid paper

Dimensions

88 x 156 mm (image); 304 x 213 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.29

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