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Title:: St. Jerome and the Nuns; The Death of a Nun Year:: 1497
Artist: Anonymous After:  
Medium: woodcut Provenance:
Period: Italian 15th Century School/Style: Gothic
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Price: $600.00
Description: The full sheet with text recto and verso and full margins. The two cuts, together in colored borders measure 52 x 75 mm. and below them is a colored and decorated letter S. The coloring is fine and apparently of the period. Hind mentions particularly the later illustrations of this book as interesting examples of ecclesiatical life of the time. See "An Introduction to the History of Woodcut," Vol. II, pp. 510-11. The book was published by Laurentius de Rubeis in Ferrara.

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