The siege of Syracuse

Anonymus, 16th century, Europe

Anonymous (15th – 16th century) printmaker,
The siege of Syracuse – woodcut – before 1505
Illustration from the book Todas las decadas de Tito Liuio
trasladadas en romance Castellano (Decada III Libro IV)
(Spanish translation of Titus Livius’ book, Ab Urbe condita, Lib. XXIV, Cap. 33-34), publisher George Coci
Zaragoza, 1520
The same woodcut illustrates the German edition of
the book Romische Historie uß Tito livio gezogen (Mentz
[Mainz] Johannes Schöffer, 1505)

Image & initial: woodcuts
Text: blackletter
Image: 11.8 cm x 14.5 cm
Sheet: 28 cm x 19.2 cm
German school
No 3939 – Acquisition 2018

  • Anonymus
  • 16th century
  • 16th Century
  • Woodcuts
  • 3939
  • 11,8 x 14,5 cm