Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Jerome appears twice in the Lübeck Bible: at the beginning of Genesis and here, at the beginning of the Wisdom of Solomon. This print is the work of the weaker of the two artist illustrators, Master B, also responsible for numbers 1, 2, 40, and 43.

St. Jerome (Vorrede in ded boek Salomonis),

Leaf from Lübeck Bible

Woodcut

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Image): 190 x 196 mm (7.5 x 7.7 in.)

Edition: Lubeck Bible in Low Saxon, printed by Steffen Arndes

Accession number: 1963.37.2

Purchase funds, 1963

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Frederick Werther, Baltimore

Bibliography: Max J. Friedlander, Die Holzschnitte der Lübecker Bibel von 1494 (Berlin, 1918); S. 3467; H. 3143; H. II, p. 364.

Work Type: print

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