- Museum number
Leaf 5: Letters R, S, T, V (U); the letters are filled with ornamental foliage and flowers; aligned in two rows; the sheet had been cut horizontally in two halves, restored. c. 1485
- Production date
- 1480-1488 (c.)
Height: 140 millimetres (sheet)
Width: 115 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Part of the Large Majuscule Alphabet, a series of six engravings (L 566-571) each containing four letters. J and W are not included, T is given twice. The entire suite is extant at the BM.
According to Lehrs, the alphabet was copied in 1488 (a woodcut, in: "Die vier vterste", Antwerpen, Gheraert Leeu), providing a terminus ante quem for the series.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased directly from the Albertina collection as duplicates from the Hofbibliothek.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number