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Urged by Fürwittig, Theuerdanck Tries to Manipulate a Polishing Stone, from Theuerdanck

Artist:
Hans Schäufelein (German, Nuremberg ca. 1480–ca. 1540 Nördlingen)
Author:
Melchior Pfintzing (German)
Publisher:
Hans Schönsperger
Date:
1517
Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/16 × 9 15/16 in. (36.7 × 25.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.70.5
Not on view
Inscription: Bottom right corner, immediately below image, in printed text: 21
Recto and verso, one column of printed text from Theuerdanck
Vendor: Weiss & Co. (Munich)
B.VII.272.132; H.XLIII.27.354.ii; D.II.7.5.4
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. VII.272.132, p. 272.

Campbell Dodgson Catalogue of Early German and Flemish Woodcuts Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings of the British Museum. British Museum, London, 1911, cat. no. II.7.5.4, p. 7.

The New Hollstein German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts 1400-1700. Amsterdam, 1998, cat. no. XLIII.27.354.ii, p. 27.



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