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The Shyp of Fooles

Ship to Paradise

Illustrated by Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Illustrated by Robert S. Neuman (American, born in 1926), Author Sebastian Brant (Swiss, 1458–1521), Intro by John C. Olin (American, about 1919–2000), Printer and Publisher August Heckscher (American, 1913–1997)

Place of Publication: Seal Harbor, Maine, USA


Overall (including box): 36.2 x 27.2 x 4.2 cm (14 1/4 x 10 11/16 x 1 5/8 in.) Overall (Shyp of Fooles): 34.5 x 26 x 1.7 cm (13 9/16 x 10 1/4 x 11/16 in.) Overall (Ship to Paradise): 34.4 x 26 x 1.5 cm (13 9/16 x 10 1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints, with separate portfolio of nine etchings, variously printed in black, blue, or red

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings



(Seal Harbor [ME]: High Loft, 1982-83) 34.5 cm; (Shyp of Fooles) [36 ff.]; (Ship to Paradise) unbound, 9 ff., plus 7 plates; publisher’s original half brown morocco, blue-gray paper boards, publisher’s original beige cloth box.

Seal Harbor [ME]: High Loft, 1982-83


Gift of Robert S. Neuman and August Heckscher to the MFA, December 1984 (accessioned January 16, 1985).

Credit Line

Gift of Robert S. Neuman and Gift of August Heckscher in memory of Philip Hofer


© Robert Neuman