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Publii Virgilii marois opera

  • 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.2906-1923

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Title plate of the 1502 edition of the works of Virgil, showing Virgil crowned by the Muse Calliope. The title 'Publii Virgilii marois opera' has been cut off.

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: 8.25 in, Width: 6.125 in

Descriptive line

Woodcut title plate of 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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