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Small Passion

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (series)

    • Small Passion
  • Description

    Third plate from the complete, bound series of 37 woodcuts with Latin text, printed by Hieronymus Höltzel in Nuremberg in 1511; Adam and Eve are expelled from Paradise by an angel, who is pushing Adam away from the Tree of Knowledge towards the right, and letterpress on the verso. 1510 Woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1510
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 127 millimetres
    • Width: 99 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed and dated on the block.
  • Curator's comments

    This is the third plate from a complete copy of the series printed by Hieronymus Höltzel, Nuremberg, 1511, here bound as a book. The book consists of a title-page and 36 illustrations, all with letterpress text on the verso, and a final page with impressum and colophon on the recto. For further information, also on the woodblocks, see Meder 125 (1896-1-25-1-37). Collation: this page has the printed signatur: A iij


  • Bibliography

    • Paisey 2002 105 bibliographic details
    • Meder 1932 127 (1511 text edition) bibliographic details
    • Dodgson 1903, 1911 I.262.7 bibliographic details
    • Schoch 2001-04 II.188 bibliographic details
    • Bartsch VII.119.18 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (36.c.7)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Passio Christi ab Alberto Durer...effigiata cu[m]...carmi nibus...Benedicti Chelidonij...
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


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