Saint Quiriaco from Heiligenleben (Lives of the Saints), Plate 8 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century
1489, portfolio assembled 1929
Unknown Artist (Augsburg, 15th century) printed and published by Johann Schönsperger the Elder (German, ca. 1455–1521) original text by Jacobus de Voragine (Italian, c. 1230–1298) portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)
Woodcut in black, and letterpress in black (recto and verso), on buff laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat
83 × 60 mm (image); 258 × 175 mm (sheet)
Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund
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