Recto: The Judgement of Solomon
Verso: Initial alphabet letter C


  • Title

    Recto: The Judgement of Solomon Verso: Initial alphabet letter C

  • Artist/maker

    possibly Flemish (printmaker)
    possibly Anonymous Dutch (printmaker)
  • Associated people

    Henrick Eckert van Homberch (c. 1475 - 1524) (publisher)
  • Associated place

    Antwerp (place of publication)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    woodcut on laid paper, printed from three woodblocks
    recto: crown of Solomon hand-coloured in yellow and orange
    verso: initial hand-coloured in yellow, green, and orange

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    image 10.7 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

Hind, Arthur M., An introduction to a history of woodcut with a detailed survey of work done in the fifteenth century, 2 vols. (London, 1935), 566

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