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bottom of central woodcut, in the block: ASPICE QVI TRANSIS QVIA TV MIHI CAVSA DOLORIS (Behold [you] who pass by because you [are] the cause of my sorrow); in letterpress type, in two columns below central woodcut: [Sebastian Brant's sixty-eight-line poetic dialogue "Querulosa Christi consolatio ad dolorosam virginis Marie compassionem"]; in letterpress type, below Brant's text: [dedication to Hieronymus Ebner]; in letterpress type, with dedication at the bottom of broadsheet: Impressum Nurermbergeper / Hieronymus Holtzel. Anno.12.; in letterpress type, at the bottom of broadsheet: [2 line indulgence]


(Heinrich Eisemann [1890-1972], London); purchased by Lessing J. Rosenwald [1891-1979], 1951; gift to NGA, 1952.

Exhibition History

Nuremberg: A Renaissance City, 1500-1618, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, no. 59, repro.


Hollstein's German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts, 1400-1700. Vol. XCIV (Wolf Traut, Dieter Beaujean, author). Ouderkerk aan den Ijssel: Sound & Vision Publishers, 2019, no. 3, state only.
Smith, J.C. Nuremberg: A Renaissance City, 1500-1618. Austin, 1983: no. 59.
Smith, Jeffrey Chipps. German Sculpture of the Later Renaissance, 1520-1580. Princeton, NJ, 1994: no. 2.

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