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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M1943
People
Anonymous Germany (Augsburg) 1476, German
Title
The Young King Josaphat - Scene from the Story of Jehosophat and Barlaam
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Scenes from the Story of Jehosophat from the Bible. Augsburg, G. Zainer, c.1475
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
15th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Augsburg
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/251242
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Woodcut
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): written on old mat: Almost certainly in the type of the undated (1475-1476) Bible printed by Gunther Gaine at Augsburg. See BM Cat III note on type 118 p.34
    Schramm, Der bilderschmick der furhdrucker II nos 585, 566, 588 From: Johannes Damascenus, Barlaam and Josaphat
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
1920
Object Number
M1943
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Deborah Carton, "The Practice of Hand-Coloring Prints in the Early Years of Printmaking Revealed by the Technical Examination of Two Hand-Colored Prints from the Fogg Collection" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 2001), Unpublished, passim

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