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Circumcision

Circumcision

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Description (Brief)
Engraved wood block. Possibly from a 15th-century Dutch work used for reading Gospels during Mass. One of a group of 38 blocks now dispersed among public and private collections. See John Buchanan-Brown, "A Forged Series of Woodcuts?", The Library, 29:2 (June 1974), pp. 165-196.
Proof made in Museum ca1963 is GA*21735B
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
wood block
Object Type
relief
date made
ca1500?
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19.3 cm x 13 cm x 2.1 cm; 7 19/32 in x 5 1/8 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
GA.21735A
catalog number
21735A
accession number
257804
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Data Source
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