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Epistole breves (Brief Letters)

about 1510
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, German, 16th century, Author Paulus Niavis (1460–1514)

Place of Publication: Vienna, Austria


Overall: 19.6 x 14.8 x 1.7 cm (7 11/16 x 5 13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two woodcuts

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Vienna: H. Victor, about 1510) Quarto; 19 leaves; old vellum (reused from earlier binding?) boards, reddish-brown cloth box.

Illustrations: Coat of arms on title page; Portrait of King Ladislaus on horseback (title verso).

Vienna: H. Victor, about 1510


E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London (catalogue 92, no. 243), from whom purchased by MFA, January 11, 1951

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund