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King Solomon in Prayer from Biblia cum tabula (also called Biblia Latina or Mallermi’s Bible), Plate 53 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.
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  • A work made of woodcut in black, and letterpress in black (recto and verso), on cream laid paper.

Date:

1498, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Monogrammist b (Venice, late 15th century)
printed and published by Simon Bevilacqua (Italian, active 1485-1518)
original text translated by Nicolò Malermi (Italian, c. 1422–1481)
portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)

About this artwork

Status

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Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Monogrammist b

Title

King Solomon in Prayer from Biblia cum tabula (also called Biblia Latina or Mallermi’s Bible), Plate 53 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality)

Date

Original 1498

Medium

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

Inscriptions

Signed recto lower right corner, in illustration block: “b”

Dimensions

Image: 4.5 × 7.5 cm (1 13/16 × 3 in.); Sheet: 20.2 × 15.2 cm (8 × 6 in.)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.53

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