Von der Artzney bayder Glück, des guten und widerwertigen (On the Remedies of Good and Bad Fortune)

Illustrated by Hans Weiditz (German, before 1500–about 1536)

Place of Publication: Augsburg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Dodgson, German and Flemish, II, 144, no. 15


Overall: 30 x 21 x 6.5 cm (11 13/16 x 8 1/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 261 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Augsburg: Heinrich Steiner, 1532) Folio; 344 leaves; modern calf binding (remains of original[?] blind-stamped calf mounted on spine).

Large woodcut of Wheel of Fortune on title page and 260 woodcuts by Hans Weiditz in text.

Augsburg: Heinrich Steiner, 1532


Ex-library stamp (St. Florian?); E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London (Cat. 24, no. 71), from whom purchased by MFA, December 1930.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis