The Fountain of Youth


  • Title

    The Fountain of Youth

  • Artist/maker

    Albrecht Glockendon (c. 1495 - 1545) (printer)
    Hans Sebald Beham (1500 - 1550) (printmaker)
  • Associated place

    Nuremberg (place of publication)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    woodcut with hand-colouring (Green, Red, Yellow, Blue), printed from four blocks

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 49.5 x 108 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

Van der Stock, Jan, In Search of Utopia: Art and Science in the era of Thomas More (Amsterdam University Press, 2016), pp. 166-169

Yasui, Ayuma, ‘Sacred and Profound in Early Modern Art’, 1, (2016), pp. 19-35

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