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  • Place of origin:

    Mainz (made)

  • Date:

    1518 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schiffer, John (printer)
    Holbein, Hans, born 1497 - died 1543 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    woodcut printed on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.6034-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case JENNINGS, shelf 6

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Mainz (made)

Date

1518 (made)

Artist/maker

Schiffer, John (printer)
Holbein, Hans, born 1497 - died 1543 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

woodcut printed on paper

Dimensions

Height: 380 mm mount size, Width: 266 mm

Object history note

From 'Livy'

Descriptive line

Print, the letter H, woodcut designed by Hans Holbein and printed by John Schiffer, Mainz, 1518, 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.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Woodcut

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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