Searching for the Philosopher's Stone


  • Title

    Searching for the Philosopher's Stone

  • Artist/maker

    Hans Weiditz (1495 - c. 1537) (printmaker)
    Heinrich Steiner (active 1522 - 1548) (printer)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1519 - 1532
  • Material and technique

    woodcut on laid paper

  • Dimensions

    image 9.6 x 15.4 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

Musper, H. Theodor, Die Holzschnitte des Petrarkameisters: ein kritisches Verzeichnis (München: Verlag der Münchner Drucke, 1927), 117

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