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De libertate ecclesiastica

Attributed to Hans Baldung (Grien) (German, 1484 or 1485–1545), Attributed to Hans Wechtlin (German, 1480 to 1485–after 1526), Author Johannes Lupus (1440–1496), Printer Johann Schott (German, 1477–1548)

Place of Publication: Strassburg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Murray, German, 248; Schmidt, Johann Schott, 18; Hollstein 261 (as Baldung)


Overall: 21 x 15.6 x 2.5 cm (8 1/4 x 6 1/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with chiaroscuro woodcut title border

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Strassburg: Johann Schott, 1511) Quarto; 72 leaves; modern vellum boards; reddish-brown cloth box.

Chiaroscuro title-page border woodcut in red and black

Strassburg: Johann Schott, 1511


W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), his bequest to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen