De laniis et phitonicis mulieribus

De lamiis et phitonicis mulieribus

about 1500
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, German, 15th century, Author Ulrich Molitor (German, active 1470–1501)

Place of Publication: Cologne, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff M-804; BMC I 310; Schreiber, Manuel, 4794; Murray, German, 302.


Overall: 21 x 14 x 1cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 8 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Cologne: Cornelis, de Zierikzee [about 1500]) Quarto; 22 leaves; 19th-century gilt-stamped brown morocco.

Illustrations: two witches by caldron (title page); witches riding broom (fol. A5v).

Cologne: Cornelis, de Zierikzee [about 1500]


E.F. Bosanquet (ex-libris); E. P. Goldschmidt & Co, London, from whom purchased September 16, 1990, by Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA; her bequest to MFA, October 23, 2002.

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre