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- Object: Sancta Iusticia
'Hans Sachs im Gewande seiner Zeit'; book edited by Rudolf Z Beck and printed in Gotha in 1821, containing various late impression from the original woodblocks from the Derschau collection, the title-page with a late impression of a woodcut by Albrecht Dürer, showing two angels holding three shields, two of Nuremberg, and higher above the Imperial shield and crown, above this group two seated female angels bearing symbols of the four cardinal virtues of Justitia, Temperantia, Liberalitas, and Caritas, at the very top centre a tablet with the inscription 'Sancta Iusticia 1521'. 1521
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Height: 240 millimetres (woodcut)
Width: 173 millimetres (woodcut)
- Curator's comments
- This woodcut illustration appears on the verso of the title-page of 'Reformacion der Stat Nürnberg', a book on political reforms, the first edition printed by Friedrich Peypus in Nuremberg, 1521. (Meder, p.284, XXV)
The block of the woodcut is in Berlin (Derschau Collection).
Paisey (BM cat. 2002), no.672.
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