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De Laudibus sancte Crucis (In Praise of the Holy Cross)

Pforzheim: Thomas Anselm, March 1503


Old ownership (?) inscriptions on title and fol. Aa2r; Leo S. Olschki, Florence, from whom purchased by MFA, June 22, 1900

Credit Line

Museum Purchase


Place of Publication

Pforzheim, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Murray, German, 350; British Museum Catalogue, German, p. 420.


Overall: 31.5 x 22.2 x 3 cm (12 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 1 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two woodcuts and thirty "figured poems," partly typographic and partly woodcut and printed in red and black


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books