A Token from a Dead Young Brother (recto) and Father Mucius in His Cell (verso) from Altvaeterleben (Life of the Patriarchs), Plate 6 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century
1488, portfolio assembled 1929
Unknown Artist (Augsburg, 15th century) printed and published by Peter Berger (German, active 1486–1489) original text by Saint Jerome (Dalmatia, c. 347–420) portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)
Woodcut and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on buff laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat
71 × 63 mm (image, recto); 71 × 60 mm (image, verso); 291 × 189 mm (sheet)
Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund
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