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Epistle CXI to Paula and Eustochio from Epistolae (Letters of Saint Jerome), Plate 47 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

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

Date:

1497, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Unknown Artist (Ferrara, late 15th century)
printed and published by Lorenzo de Rossi (Italian, active 1482-1522)
original text by Saint Jerome (Dalmatia, c. 347–420)
portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Unknown Italian (Illustrator)

Title

Epistle CXI to Paula and Eustochio from Epistolae (Letters of Saint Jerome), Plate 47 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Italy

Date

Original 1497

Medium

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

Dimensions

50 × 72 mm (image); 330 × 230 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.47

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