Life of Saint Pirminius from Heiligenleben, Winterteil (Lives of the Saints, Wintertime), Plate 1 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century
1471, portfolio assembled 1929
Unknown Artist (Augsburg, 15th century) printed and published by Günther Zainer (German, active 1468-1478) original text by Jacobus de Voragine (Italian, c. 1230–1298) portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)
Woodcut in black with hand-colored additions, and letterpress in black with rubrication (recto and verso), on cream laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat
73 × 73 mm (image); 364 × 265 mm (sheet)
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