Three Monks, Vitas Patrum, Jerome
ID
 
1192
 
Original Country
 
Germany
 
Creator
 
Anton Sorg
 
Creator Role
 
publisher
 
Sorting Title
 
Three Monks, Vitas Patrum, Jerome
 
Subject
 

Three Monks

 
Creation Date
 
1482
 
Century
 
15th
 
Measurements
 
11.2 in x 7.9 in.
 
Format Medium
 

Folio; fols. 1v-370v. With 276 contemporary woodcuts. The rare first German edition of these Lives of the Saints once attributed to Saint Jerome, the most profusely illustrated book to emanate from Sorg's press.

 
Specific Location
 

fol. 2v.

 
Related Work
 

Vitas Sanctorum patrum, sive vitas patrum [Das Buch der heiligen Altväter ]
Goff H217 ; H 8605* ; Schr 4217 ; Schramm IV p.26 & 51 ; Voull(B) 129 ; Deckert 364 ; Hubay(Augsburg) 1049 ; Pr 1686 ; BMC II 350 ; BSB-Ink V-259

 
Current Repository
 

Augsburg SStB (2, imperfect) ; Augsburg UB (imperfect, Inc.54) ; Bamberg PriesterSem ; Berlin KunstB (imperfect) ; Berlin SB ; Dresden SLUB (1 leaf only) ; Halle ULB ; Karlsruhe BLB ; Magdeburg KlosterB ; München BSB (imperfect) ; München UB (imperfect) ; Stuttgart WLB ; Tübingen UB ; Ulm StB (imperfect) ; Würzburg UB

 
Repository Number
 
British Library IB.5946
 
Secondary Sources
 

Le peintre gravure, vol. 83: 1482/993; Der Bilderschmuck der Frühdrucke vol. 4, 882.

 
Contributor
 
Margot King
 
Image of Three Monks, Vitas Patrum, Jerome.