The Martyrdom of Saint Simon of Trent from Schedel Weltchronik (Schedel’s World History), Plate 23 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century
1493, portfolio assembled 1929
Michel Wolgemut (German, 1434/37–1519) and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (German, c. 1460–1494) printed and published by Anton Koberger (German, c. 1440/45–1513) original text by Hartmann Schedel (German, 1440–1514) 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
194 × 226 mm (image); 424 × 295 mm (sheet)
Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund
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