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Herbarum vivae eicones

Author:
Otto Brunfels (German, ca. Mainz 1488–1534 Bern)
Artist:
Hans Weiditz the Younger (German, Freiburg im Breisgau before 1500–ca. 1536 Strasbourg)
Printer:
Johann Schott (German, 1477–ca. 1548 Strasbourg)
Published in:
Strasbourg
Date:
1530
Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 5/16 x 8 7/16 x 1 3/8 in. (31.2 x 21.4 x 3.5 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Mortimer L. Schiff, 1918
Accession Number:
18.57.6
Not on view
Signature: Monogram of Johann Schott fols. ai and ci verso
George III, King of Great Britain and Ireland (British, London 1738–1820 Windsor); Thomas Kerrich (British, Dersingham 1748–1828 Cambridge); Bertram Fulke Hartshorne (British, 1844–1921 Oxfordshire); Charles Fairfax Murray (British, London 1849–1919 London); his Sale, December 10–12, 1917, lot 210, Christie's, London(through Bernard Quaritch, London); Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. (London); Donor: Mortimer L. Schiff
AXA Gallery. "Imagined Worlds: Above, Below, and In Between 1500–2000," November 1, 2005–January 28, 2006.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," March 26, 2012–July 19, 2012.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Power of Prints: The Legacy of William M. Ivins and A. Hyatt Mayor," January 26, 2016–May 22, 2016.

Fairfax Murray 462 (this copy), Muther 1412, Dodgson II, 160.100, Röttinger 77, Transl. Bibl. Soc., Oct. 1909-Mar 1911, XI, p. 183; W. Rytz: Pflanzenaquarelle des Hans Weiditz, 1936, in: PD
MMA Bulletin 1918, vol. 13, p. 130-134
Hugh W. Davies, Catalogue of a Collection of Early German Books in the Library of C. Fairfax Murray. London, 1913, cat. no. 462.



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