A Nymph from Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (The Strife of Love in a Dream), Plate 55 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century
1499, portfolio assembled 1929
Unknown Artist (Venice, late 15th century) printed by Aldus Manutius (Italian, 1449-1515) commissioned by Leonardo Crasso (Italian, active c. 1499–1509) original text by Francesco Colonna (Italian, 1433/34–1527) portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)
Woodcut in black, and letterpress in black (recto and verso), on cream laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat
134 × 71 mm (image); 281 × 188 mm (sheet)
Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund
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