Das Leben Jesu Christi, gezogen aus den vier Evangelisten (The Life of Jesus Christ, drawn from the Four Evangelists)
Place of Publication: Strassburg, Germany
Nagler XXI, p. 24; Passavant, pp. 329-32; Muther, no. 1383, pls. 231-34
Overall: 32 x 22.3 x 1.5 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/4 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 48 woodcuts
Not On View
(Strassburg: Johann Knoblouch, 1508) Folio; 48 leaves [incomplete; each leaf, printed on one side only, laid down back to back, except for first and last leaf, mounted on modern paper, for a total of 25 “leaves”]; maroon cloth boards.
Illustrations of scenes from Christ’s life and Passion, plus the Expulsion from the Garden of Eden, Last Judgment, and four leaves of multiple portraits of saints.
Strassburg: Johann Knoblouch, 1508
G.P. Römer, Hertford, England (cat. 50, no.103), from whom purchased by MFA, September 9, 1948, for $192.30.
William A. Sargent Fund