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Icones catecheseos

Attributed to Jacob Lucius (German, about 1530–1597), Illustrated by Unidentified artist, German, 16th century, Author Johann Hoffer (German, 1534–1583), Printer Johann Krafft (German, died in 1578)

Place of Publication: Wittenberg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

British Museum, STC German, p. 409


Overall: 16 x 10.5 x 1 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 78 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Wittenberg: Johann Krafft, 1558) Quarto; 48 leaves; eighteenth-century vellum boards.

Illustrations: the Decalogue, articles of Faith, Paternoster, Virtues and Vices, and scenes from the Passion.

Wittenberg: Johann Krafft, 1558


Francis Freeling; Richard Bright, M.D.; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, June 12, 1941.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund