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The Baptism of Christ and Forest Scene from Leven Christi (Life of Christ), Plate 43 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

A work made of woodcut in black, and letterpress in black with rubrication (recto and verso), on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of woodcut in black, and letterpress in black with rubrication (recto and verso), on cream laid paper.

Date:

1495, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Unknown Artist (Gouda or Antwerp, late 15th century)
printed and published by Pieter van Os (Netherlandish, active c. 1479-1496)
original text by Ludolphus de Saxonia (German, c. 1295–1378)
portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)

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Artist

Unknown artist (Illustrator)

Title

The Baptism of Christ and Forest Scene from Leven Christi (Life of Christ), Plate 43 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Netherlands

Date

Original 1495

Medium

Woodcut in black, and letterpress in black with rubrication (recto and verso), on cream laid paper

Dimensions

93 × 128 mm (image); 240 × 188 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.43

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