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Stultifera Nauis (Ship of Fools)

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Basel: Johann Bergmann, 1 March 1497


Unidentified ex-library stamp "DUPL. BIBLIOTH. LANDISH."; Charles Hatchett; Markree Library; Gropper Art Gallery, Cambridge, from whom purchased by MFA, October 13, 1971.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund

Das Narrenschiff


Place of Publication

Basel, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff B-1086; BMC III 795; GW 5054; Schreiber, Manuel, 3567; Meder, Books VII, 1497a; Panofsky 436b


Overall: 21.9 x 16 x 3.5 cm (8 5/8 x 6 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 117 woodcuts


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books