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- Series: Small Passion
The mocking of Christ. c.1508-9
Woodblock cut for printing a woodcut
- Production date
Height: 129 millimetres
Width: 98 millimetres
Depth: 25 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This woodblock was used for the fifteenth plate of the series Small Passion, which was first published as a book in Nuremberg in 1511.The book consists of a woodcut title-page and 36 illustrations, all with letterpress text on the verso, and a final page with impressum and colophon on the recto.
Thirty-five of the thirty-seven used woodblocks are in the British Museum.
This block, probably pearwood, was cut along a tangential longitudinal section of the wood-grain ( Scientific Research Department, Dec.1993).
see Renaissance Prints, BM exh.cat (1995), no.28.
This woodblock has a label of Peter Edvard Boissier on its back.
For an impression of this woodblock, see Meder 139 (1896-1-25-1-14)
- Not on display
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