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  • Place of origin:

    Augsburg (made)

  • Date:

    1475-77 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zainer, Günther (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    woodcut printed on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.4817-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case JENNINGS, shelf 3

Physical description

Print, possibly the letter D. Woodcut mounted on card with letters arranged in alphabetical order.

Place of Origin

Augsburg (made)

Date

1475-77 (made)

Artist/maker

Zainer, Günther (printer)

Materials and Techniques

woodcut printed on paper

Dimensions

Height: 380 mm mount size, Width: 266 mm

Object history note

From Günther Zainer's 'German Bible'

Descriptive line

Print, possibly the letter D, woodcut printed by Günther Zainer, Augsburg, 1475-77, from the Jennings Collection of alphabets, initial letters and title-pages from the 15th and 16th centuries

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Jennings, Oscar. Early woodcut initials; containing over thirteen hundred reproductions of ornamental letters of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, selected and annotated by Oscar Jennings. London : Methuen and Co., 1908. PP 17, 118-9

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Woodcut

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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