Man purging fluid from lungs (recto) and Plant for abdominal pain (verso) from Hortus Sanitatis (Garden of Health), Plate 35 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

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

Date:

1491, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Unknown Artist (Mainz, late 15th century)
printed and published by Jakob Meydenbach (German, active 1491–c. 1495)
portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)

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Artist

Unknown artist

Title

Man purging fluid from lungs (recto) and Plant for abdominal pain (verso) from Hortus Sanitatis (Garden of Health), Plate 35 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Germany

Date

1491

Medium

Woodcut and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on buff laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat

Dimensions

87 x 63 mm (image, recto); 105 x 62 mm (image, verso); 307 x 207 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.35

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