Hans Schauffelein ( 1482-1539 ) - Pilate's hand wash - Full page postincunabula

Description
Hans Schauffelein ( 1482-1539 ) - Pilate's hand wash - Full page postincunabula
Woodcut - Not signed - 1507

Condition: Excellent with no folds, tears or stains. Fresh strong detailed early impression on laid paper. With the Latin text on the backside as issued.

Pilate washing his hands; at r, as Christ is lead away at left.
As issued in Ulrich Pinder, 'Speculum Passionis domini nostri Ihesu christi...', Nuremberg: Friedrich Peypus, 1507.
Original woodcut under strong influence of Albrecht Dürer in who's workshop he worked from 1503 on.
Same woodcut in the British Museum inventary number
E,8.54
Printed by: Friedrich Peypus
Print made by: Hans Schäufelein

Hollstein 726
Dodgson 1903, 1911 II.17.18
Bartsch VII.253.34

Artist: Hans Schauffelein Hans Schäufelein (1482-1539)
Probably born in Nuremberg, Strongly influenced by Albrecht Dürer, in whose studio in Nuremberg he worked from c. 1503. His early woodcuts include illustrations for Ulrich Pinder's ‘Der beschlossen Gart des Rosenkrantz Maria’ (1505) and ‘Speculum passionis’ (1507). After Dürer left Nuremberg for Italy in 1505, Schäufelein was instructed to paint the altarpiece for Ober-St-Veit after Dürer's design. Probably worked with Hans Holbein the Elder in Augsburg during this period.

Lot details
Artist
Hans Schauffelein ( 1482-1539 )
Title of artwork
Pilate's hand wash - Full page postincunabula
Year
1507
Technique
Woodcut
Signature
Not signed
Condition
In very good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
240×168 mm
Total dimensions
245×170×0 mm
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