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Date is exactly "1511"
Woodcut of St. Jerome in his cell surrounded by books, writing implements, a devotional Crucifix, and a faithful lion who guards his studious retreat. Dürer also included symbolism in the broad cardinal's hat and fur-lined robes, books, hourglass,…
Dürer published the Apocalypse, a book with fifteen full–page illustrations, in German and Latin editions of the biblical text in 1498. With these prints Dürer transformed the “popular” woodcut craft into an art form of immense descriptive and…
The dynamic power of Dürer’s woodcut technique is evident in this print from the Apocalypse series. The woodcut depicts the sounding of the sixth angel’s trumpet, which released a plague of armed horsemen and four avenging angels from the Euphrates…
Bridwell Library has one woodcut from Dürer’s “Life of the Virgin,” a book that consisted of twenty illustrations created from 1504 to 1510. This woodcut, the last in the sequence and most likely the last to be produced, depicts the Coronation of the…
Dürer’s Large Passion was issued as a folio–format devotional book. It consisted of a title page depicting the Mocking of Christ and eleven large woodcuts illustrating the narrative of Christ’s Passion as conveyed in Latin verses by Benedictus…
A portable devotional book of 38 leaves issued in small quarto format. It consisted of a title page and 36 woodcuts illustrating the narrative of Christ’s Passion, followed by the colophon, in which the printer identified himself as “Albrecht Dürer,…
Bound in Mexico using gold-tooled bindings. The gilt central armorial device on both covers belonged to the Franciscan Convent of Mexico City.
Richly hand-colored, this 1511 edition of the Vulgate features hundreds of small woodcuts previously used in various fifteenth-century Venetian editions.