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Illustration to Virgil's Georgics

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Strasbourg (published)

  • Date:

    1502 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    Brandt, Sebastian, born 1457 - died 10 (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    woodcut

  • Museum number:

    E.2909-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 95, shelf B, box 62

Physical description

Illustration to Virgil's Georgics, depicting Virgil and Maecenas watching the various labours of husbandry.

Place of Origin

Strasbourg (published)

Date

1502 (published)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)
Brandt, Sebastian, born 1457 - died 10 (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

woodcut

Dimensions

Height: 4.625 in, Width: 5.75 in

Descriptive line

Woodcut illustration to the Georgics, from Sebastian Brant's edition of the works of Virgil, published Strasbourg, 1502

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1923, London: Board of Education, 1925.

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Woodcut

Categories

Prints; Woodcuts; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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