Johann Schönsperger the Younger (German, active 1510–30)
October 22, 1524
7 5/16 x 5 3/8 in. (18.5 x 13.6 cm)
Books, Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Gift of Herbert N. Straus, 1929
Not on view
Published by Johann Schӧnsperger the Younger, Zwickau. Illustrated woodcut title page, page with author's signature and colophon, 29 pages of designs.
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Marking: Armorial bookplate pasted inside front cover "Be just and Fear Not / Ex libris / Edward Arnold / Andrew W. Arnold / The Grove, Dorking, Surrey".
Watermarks: On leaves 14 and 15, presumably continuing from one to the other there is a watermark - a fleur de lys topped by a circle from which a vertical line runs upward
Edward Arnold; Sotheby's, London(Library of Edward Arnold, May 7, 1929, lot 280D; bt. Ellis); Messrs. Ellis; Herbert N. Straus; Donor: Herbert N. Straus
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "[Early Pattern Books Lace Embroidery, and Woven Textiles],".
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520–1620," October 20, 2015–January 10, 2016.
Lotz 2a, Arnold Sale-Sotheby's 6-8 May1929 #280 D.
Andrew W. Arnold A Catalogue of the Library Formed by Edward Arnold. 1921, cat. no. 674, p. 53.
Sotheby's, London Catalogue of the Valuable Library...Formed by the Late Edward Arnold, Esq., of The Grove, Dorking...Sold by Order of Andrew W. Arnold, Esq. Sale cat. May 6-8, 1929, lot 280D, p. 41 (Lace Books, Second Day, May 7).