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Inscription

front pastedown in black ink: upper center: Biblia Pauperum Latina. / no. 1 / ___auf Erfurt; ___/___ col la u'.21 6____; center: Zylogr. pag. II. no. 5. / Niederlandisch / cf. Schreiber Manuel de l'amateur de la gravure / sure bois VII tab. XIII. praef. p. VIII front free endpaper: upper center: book plate of Estelle Doheny; upper right in graphite: A116; lower right in black ink: F.I.folio 1 recto: center right: stamp of Bibliotheca Ducalis Gothanafolio 21 verso: upper center in black ink: undecipherable reference to Erfurt Benedictine Monastery; center left: stamp of Bibliotheca Ducalis Gothanaend pastedown: upper center in graphite: Sindnikoff / Jan 1951

Provenance

Benedictine Monastery at Erfurt; Ducal Library, Gotha; M. Sinelikoff, 1951; Countess Carrie Estelle Doheny, Los Angeles, California (sale, Christie's, London, Doheny Sale, 22 October 1987, no. 73); Private collection, Washington, D.C.; gift to NGA, 2005.

Exhibition History
2008
Medieval to Modern: Recent Acquisitions of Drawings, Prints, and Illustrated Books, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2008, no. 29 b.
Bibliography
1902
Schreiber, W.L.. Manuel de l'amateur de la gravure sur bois. 4, Leipzig, 1902: 7.
1935
Hind, Arthur M. An Introduction to a history of Woodcut. New York, 1935: 238.
1987
Christie's. Christie's Doheny Sale, 22 October, 1987. London: Christie's, 1987: no. 73.