Saint Conrad from Der Heiligen Leben, Winterteil (Lives of the Saints, Wintertime), Plate 40 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century
1487, portfolio assembled 1929
Unknown Artist (Magdeburg, late 15th century) printed and published by Simon Koch, called Mentzer (German, active 1486–1503) 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 pen and blue ink additions (recto), and letterpress in black (verso), on cream laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat
70 × 67 mm (image); 263 × 186 mm (sheet)
Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund
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