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  • Place of origin:

    Venice (made)

  • Date:

    1496 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fontana, Benedetto, born 15 (printer)
    de' Gregori, Gregorio (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    woodcut printed on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case JENNINGS, shelf 10

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Venice (made)


1496 (made)


Fontana, Benedetto, born 15 (printer)
de' Gregori, Gregorio (printer)

Materials and Techniques

woodcut printed on paper


Height: 380 mm mount size, Width: 266 mm

Descriptive line

Print, the letter N, woodcut printed by Benedetto Fontana and Gregorio de' Gregori, Venice, 1496, 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.








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