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A Fool Before and After (Ein Narr Ist…Als Eine Gan Geflogen Aus / Und Kommt mit Gagnack Weider Nack Haus),

From Ship of Fools (Das Narrenschiff)

Woodcut and type (recto); type (verso) on laid paper

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Image): 115 x 85 mm (4.5 x 3.3 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 207 x 146 mm (8.1 x 5.7 in.)

Dimension notes: sheet dimensions are irregular

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: From Sebastian Brant’s Ship of Fools (Das Narrenschiff), published in Basel by Bergmann von Olpe

Accession number: 1996.1.5

Olin Library transfer, 1957

Bibliography: Schreiber, Woodcuts from Books (1929), no. 27; Schreiber Manuel, V

Work Type: print

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