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(Fables) Vita Aesopi fabulatoris

Attributed to Ludwig Schongauer (German, Colmar ca. 1440/55–1493/94 Colmar)
Written by Aesop (Greek, ca. 620–560 B.C.)
Printed by Anton Sorg
Translated by Heinrich Steinhöwel (German, Swabian,15th century)
Published in:
ca. 1479
Overall: 12 1/16 x 8 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. (30.6 x 21 x 4.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
Not on view
Vendor: Jacques Rosenthal Vendor: Heinrich Rosenthal
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 25, 1993 - February 14, 1994.

Gesamt 353 (33 lines); Hain-Reichling 333; Schramm (Sorg) p. 50; Schramm (J. Zainer) p. 18 ill. 105-301 for Ulm ed. of cuts; Hind, Woodcuts II 306; not in BM II 356, Morgan Bennett 153; not Proctor 1723
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