Von der Artzney bayder Glück, des guten und widerwertigen (On the Remedies of Good and Bad Fortune)

Illustrated by Hans Weiditz (German, before 1500–about 1536), Author Petrarch (Italian, 1304–1374), Printer Heinrich Steiner (German, died in 1548)

Place of Publication: Augsburg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Dodgson, German and Flemish, II, 144, no. 15


Overall: 30 x 21 x 6.5 cm (11 13/16 x 8 1/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 261 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Augsburg: Heinrich Steiner, 1532) Folio; 344 leaves; modern calf binding (remains of original[?] blind-stamped calf mounted on spine).

Large woodcut of Wheel of Fortune on title page and 260 woodcuts by Hans Weiditz in text.

Augsburg: Heinrich Steiner, 1532


Ex-library stamp (St. Florian?); E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London (Cat. 24, no. 71), from whom purchased by MFA, December 1930.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis