Ars Moriendi (The Art of Dying)
Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany
Overall: 18.8 x 13.7 x 1 cm (7 3/8 x 5 3/8 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 14 woodcuts
Not On View
(Nuremberg: Johann Weissenburger [1509?]) Quarto; 14 leaves; modern vellum boards, vellum slipcase.
Illustrations of dying man in bed surrounded by figures (religious and devilish) vying for his soul.
Nuremberg: Johann Weissenburger [1509?]
William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, December 9, 1943.
William A. Sargent Fund