Saint Benedict of Nursia


  • Title

    Saint Benedict of Nursia

  • Artist/maker

    Hartmann Schedel (1440 - 1514) (author)
    Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (1450 - 1494) (printmaker)
    Michael Wolgemut (1434 - 1519) (printmaker)
  • Associated people

    Anton Koberger (1440 - 1513) (publisher)
  • Date

    c. 1493
  • Material and technique

    woodcut on laid paper

  • Dimensions

    sheet 15 x 6.5 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Dodgson, Campbell, Catalogue of Early German and Flemish Woodcuts Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, 2 (London: The British Museum, 1903-1911)

Schedel, H., Fussel, S., Chronicle of the world. The complete and annotated Nuremberg Chronicle of 1493. (Cologne, 2001)

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