From Flickr: “Woodcut opening from Biblia pauperum” by University of Glasgow Library

April 23, 2015 Uncategorized

Biblia pauperum. Xylographic blockbook. [Netherlands: ca. 1460]. Double opening of woodcut plates 21 and 22 depicting the kiss of Judas (flanked by Old Testament scenes: Abne murdered by Joab, and Tryphon intercepted by Jonathon) and Pilate washing his hands (flanked by Old Testament scenes: Jezebel threatening Elijah, and the Babylonians accusing Daniel). Sp Coll Hunterian Ds.2.4.

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