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Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

A work made of book with letterpress in black and 56 photoengraved reproductions on ivory wove paper.

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  • A work made of book with letterpress in black and 56 photoengraved reproductions on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1929

Artist:

Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)
published by Weiss & Co. (Munich, early 20th century)
text print by Knorr & Hirth, G.m.b.H. (Munich, founded 1875)
illustration plates by Graphische Kunstanstalt Joh. Hamböck (Munich, late 18th–early 19th century)
bound by E.A. Enders, A.G. (Munich, late 18th–early 19th century)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (Author)

Title

Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Place

Germany (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Published 1929

Medium

Book with letterpress in black and 56 photoengraved reproductions on ivory wove paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed on last page below colophon, in pen and black ink: “33”

Dimensions

Closed: 48 × 37 × 1.3 cm (18 15/16 × 14 5/8 × 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.57

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