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Topic: woodcuts

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Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Print shows page of text on weights and measures, with illuminated borders.

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Print shows page of text on weights and measures, with illuminated borders. Title from item. Illus. in: Carmen de ponderibus mensuris. [Venice : Vindelinus de Spira, 1470]. Published in: The tradition of techno... more

[A farmer plowing a field]

[A farmer plowing a field]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ruralia commoda. [Augsburg] : Johann Schüssler, ca. 16 Feb. (XIIII Kal. Mart.) 1471. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / ... more

[Mobile tank-like fortress in the shape of a dragon]

[Mobile tank-like fortress in the shape of a dragon]

Print shows a dragon-shaped, mobile fortress equipped cannons and capable of carrying troops, with a ladder device mounted on the front used for scaling walls or as a bridge during siege warfare.

[Portable siege ladder]

[Portable siege ladder]

Print shows a portable ladder with sections that are screwed together, used during siege warfare.

[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pots]

[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pot...

Illus. in: Buch der natur / Konrad von Megenberg. Augsburg : J. Bamler, 1481. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 55.

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: Aesop surrounded by symbols of fables, 1481 - #60]

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: Aesop surround...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4442. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Farmers harvesting crops]

[Farmers harvesting crops]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opus ruralium commodorum Petri de Crescentijs. Strassburg (Argentine) : [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg], 9 Mar. (quinta feria ante festum S. Gregorii) 14... more

[Knights, some on horseback, in hand-to-hand combat]

[Knights, some on horseback, in hand-to-hand combat]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: [L]art de cheualerie selon Vegece. Paris, Antoine Vérard, 26 June 1488. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Br... more

[Cultivation and care of grapevines]

[Cultivation and care of grapevines]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Liber ruralium commodorum [Ruralia commoda]. [Speier: Peter Drach] 1 Oct. (Dienstag nach S. Michael) 1493. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Wes... more

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

Decorated initial L showing mathematician Luca Paccioli as Franciscan monk, surrounded by text, and rope-patterened border.

De insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis

De insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis

Christopher Columbus discovering America.

De insulis nuper in Mari Indico repertis [and] de insulis nuper inventis

De insulis nuper in Mari Indico repertis [and] de insulis nuper invent...

A two-page spread from In laudem Serenissimi Ferdinandi, Hispania[rum] Regis, Bethicae & regni Granatae obsidio victoria & triu[m]phus. Et De insulis in Mari Indico nuper inuentis. [Basel] : I[ohann] B[ergmann,... more

[The Virgin with child holding a book] / AD [monogram].

[The Virgin with child holding a book] / AD [monogram].

Title from shelflist card. Signed on block with monogram. Meder, 212. Bartsch, 102. Bradley Collection.

Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus

Sweet flag or sweet rush plant with wading bird; and surrounding text.

[Garden with people and apparatus for distilling a plant's medicinal essences]

[Garden with people and apparatus for distilling a plant's medicinal e...

Frontispiece in: Kleines Distillierbuch / Hieronymous Brunschig. Strassburg : J. Gruniger, 1500. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 179.

Typus arithmeticae

Typus arithmeticae

The form of arithmetic, possibly muse of arithmetic, shown as woman standing between Boethius writing Arabic numerals and Pythagorus doing reckoning with counters.

[The visitation]

[The visitation]

Print after Albrecht Dürer's woodcut Visitation, no. 8 in his Life of the Virgin series, shows the Virgin and St. Elizabeth, both pregnant, greeting each other as Zacharias stands in a doorway. Dürer's pet dog ... more

De Terre motu

De Terre motu

Buildings moving and spire toppling in an earthquake.

[St. Christopher with infant Christ]

[St. Christopher with infant Christ]

Title from shelflist card. Stains. Altdorfer, 85. Hubbard Collection.

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Etliche Underricht zu Befestigung der Stett, Schloss und Flecken / Albrecht Dürer. [Nürenberg : 1527]. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western... more

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of his trade; on the hood over the furnace is a portrait of an unidentified man]

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Voarchadvmia contra alchi'miam: ars distincta ab archimi'a, & sophia: cum additionibus: proportionibus: numeris: & figuris opportunis. Venetiis : 1530. Published in: T... more

[Seven horses in a wood] / Baldung, 1534.

[Seven horses in a wood] / Baldung, 1534.

Title from shelflist card. Signed and dated on block. Bartsch, 56. LC purchase, 1158.

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

Print shows title page with illustration of Jesus and a woman at a well.

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Print shows the interior of a cobbler's workshop and store with two men making shoes as another man attends to a customer.

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Print shows an interior view of a metallurgical workshop where men are working with gold. Title from item. Illus. in: Panoplia. Francofvrti ad Moenvm : [Impressvm apud G. Coruinum, impensis S. Feyerabent, 1568]... more

Planimetriam, hoc est, longitudinum mensuram per astrolabium experíri

Planimetriam, hoc est, longitudinum mensuram per astrolabium experíri

Print shows an astrolabe being used to measure a tower.

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, argumenta

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, ...

Illustration showing aspects of optics: Battle scene with Archimedes' mirrors using sun to defend city of Syracuse against sailing ships, a rainbow, elephants crossing long bridge drawn in perspective, nude man... more

[Title page to The arte of warre by Niccolò Machiavelli]

[Title page to The arte of warre by Niccolò Machiavelli]

Title page illustration showing cavalries engaged in battle, soldiers, and armaments.

The entombment

The entombment

Print shows Jesus Christ being supported by Joseph of Arimethia as Mary Magdalene gives comfort to the grieving Virgin Mary. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Divis... more

All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how long Lord, holy and true? Apocal. Cap. 6, verse 10

All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how...

Print shows the Pope seated on throne slaying sheep being held by a monk, dead sheep at his feet, while two men burn at the stake in the background; with biblical verse above and below image.

Die Sechste gliechnis

Die Sechste gliechnis

The sixth allegory, showing a man holding a sword and decapitated head standing by dismembered body signifying alchemical purification through separation.

Sumō

Sumō

Print showing scenes related to the Soga family.

Franciscus est in coelo

Franciscus est in coelo

Francis in heaven being torn apart.

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone maxima polientos calchedoni

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone m...

Illustrations and descriptions of hyacinth and anemone.

[Lovers in an autumn meadow]

[Lovers in an autumn meadow]

Print shows a young man and a young woman embracing in a meadow.

[Two lovers embracing in front of a painted screen]

[Two lovers embracing in front of a painted screen]

Print shows a young man sitting on the floor, embracing a young woman straddling him.

[A betrothal ceremony]

[A betrothal ceremony]

Print shows an interior scene with a man entering on the right outside a room with several women; on the left shows a similarly dressed man addressing a woman behind a screen.

[A popular beauty]

[A popular beauty]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, facing left. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[The spear dance]

[The spear dance]

Print shows a male dancer during a spear dance.

[Two lovers under an umbrella]

[Two lovers under an umbrella]

Print shows a man and a woman, full-length, walking beneath an umbrella.

Iwai sagenta [to] katsuyama matagorō

Iwai sagenta [to] katsuyama matagorō

Print shows actors Iwai Sagenta and Katsuyama Matagorō, one reclining on a veranda, the other about to climb steps to the veranda.

Nami ni goshoguruma moyō no tachi bijin

Nami ni goshoguruma moyō no tachi bijin

Print shows a courtesan, facing left, wearing a waterwheel and waves pattern kimono.

Daimyō gyōretsu no ezu

Daimyō gyōretsu no ezu

Print shows a long procession of men (nobility or government officials) on foot. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Ob... more

Tekkai sennin

Tekkai sennin

Print shows a woman holding her hands over a man's eyes and blowing a puff of air upon which a small male figure ascends; another woman is waving to the man on the puff of air and appears to be offering him a s... more

[Reading a love letter]

[Reading a love letter]

Print shows a young woman reading a love letter.

Rajōmon

Rajōmon

Print shows a warrior fighting a demon, possibly Ibaraki, at the Rashomon gate.

Tōjin gyōretsu no ezu ichi

Tōjin gyōretsu no ezu ichi

Print shows a procession of Chinese men on horseback and on foot, some carrying a palanquin.

Takenuki gorō

Takenuki gorō

Print shows a man, possibly Tokimune Soga (Gorō), uprooting bamboo.

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Print shows a courtesan wearing feather-pattern kimono.

[Preparing for the first battle]

[Preparing for the first battle]

Print shows a young woman arranging a warrior's hair prior to entering a battle. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[A popular hero, Shibaraku]

[A popular hero, Shibaraku]

Print shows an actor as a samurai making a grand entrance at the "Shibaraku" moment on the kabuki stage.

[A beauty with an umbrella]

[A beauty with an umbrella]

Print shows the actor Nakamura Sanya as a young woman standing beneath an umbrella, wearing a head covering and geta.

Yūjo chōkarō

Yūjo chōkarō

Print shows a courtesan portraying the Chinese sage Zhang Guo Lao Chōkarō releasing his magic horse from a small gourd.

Benkei to kodomo (ataka no matsu)

Benkei to kodomo (ataka no matsu)

Print shows the legendary monk warrior Benkei offering gifts to two children who have been gathering pine needles.

Kage e

Kage e

Print shows two geishas entertaining a man, one is making shadow puppets and the other is playing a shamisen.

Toragaishi

Toragaishi

Print shows a woman standing and a warrior attempting to pick up a large rock.

Kaya no uchisoto

Kaya no uchisoto

Print shows a man, woman, and a child resting outside mosquito netting.

Haha to ko

Haha to ko

Print shows a mother and her son with an open book; the boy is resting on top of the book, preventing his mother from reading it.

Shuen

Shuen

Print shows two geishas and a man eating; there is a shamisen next to one of the women, the other is holding a tea or sake pot.

Sannin no yakusha

Sannin no yakusha

Print shows three actors, two playing shamisens and one with a teapot or sake pot, two are in the roles of women.

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke as a courtesan and Ichikawa Danjūrō as a merchant.

[Two oxen, one under a willow tree and one under a plum tree]

[Two oxen, one under a willow tree and one under a plum tree]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon shahōbukuro : Illustrated book of bag of painted treasures... more