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Historical subjects from the Triumphal Arch

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    E,2.355

  • Title (series)

    • Historical subjects from the Triumphal Arch
  • Description

    Title-page to the edition of separately printed twenty-one historical subjects; 26 lines in letterpress, with fragments of woodcut borders. c.1520 Woodcut and letterpress

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1520
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 221 millimetres
    • Width: 155 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    This is the title page of the third edition of a series of historical subjects from the Triumphal Arch with Latin prose by Benedictus Chelidonius, printed by Hieronymus Andreae in c.1520 (see Dodgson I, pp 321 ff, nos. 130a and b for a description of the separately printed editions of historical scenes for the Arch).

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  • Bibliography

    • Meder 1932 251.C.3 (Glax C) (edition C) bibliographic details
    • Dodgson 1903, 1911 I.322.130b.1 bibliographic details
    • Schoch 2001-04 II.238.c (separate edition) bibliographic details
    • Bartsch VII.149.138.c (separate editions) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1834

  • Acquisition notes

    Bequeathed by Joseph Nollekens, subject to a life interest to Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    E,2.355

Title-page to the complete series of twenty-one historical subjects; 26 lines in letterpress, with fragments of woodcut borders.  c.1520  Woodcut and letterpress

Title-page to the complete series of twenty-one historical subjects; 26 lines in letterpress, with fragments of woodcut borders. c.1520 Woodcut and letterpress

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