Upper half of a calendar for 1499, with an initial representing the Nativity, the top image with the Adoration of the Magi, and the occupations of the first five months of the year on either side

Details

  • Title

    Upper half of a calendar for 1499, with an initial representing the Nativity, the top image with the Adoration of the Magi, and the occupations of the first five months of the year on either side

  • Artist/maker

    Leonhard Isenhut (1464 - 1510) (printer)
    Anonymous (printmaker)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1499
  • Material and technique

    hand-coloured woodcut with pink, yellow and green on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 39.3 x 25.9 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by C. W. Dyson Perrins, 1917.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1917.18

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Further reading

Schreiber, Wilhelm Ludwig, Handbuch der Holz- und Metallschnitte des XV. Jahrhunderts. 8 vols (Leipzig: Hiersemann, 1926-1930), VIII, 107m

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