Close XYL-17 Crucifixion (T-cross) with The Virgin and St John

 [Unknown, c. 1490–1530]. Woodcut.

 Schr. 463d. Christ hanging from a T-cross, affixed by three nails. Mary stands to his right and John the Evangelist to his left, all three with haloes. Triple-lined frame with rounded top. Unique copy. Closely related in design and technique to XYL-33, and undoubtedly from the same workshop.

ills. Illustrated Bartsch (Supplement), 162.463–2.

refs. Dodgson, Ashmolean, 30 (Bodl.2); Schreiber, Handbuch, VIII 28.

copy Parchment. 68 × 48 mm (woodcut 54 × 36 mm). Printed in brown-black ink, probably in a press, on one side of the parchment. Painted over, by the same hand as XYL-15, in green, blue, purple, red, silver, and gold. Sewn to fol. Q1v of a printed Sarum primer (Paris: Franciscus Regnault, 1534), and later owned by recusant gentry in Lancashire: see XYL-15.

Provenance and binding: See XYL-15.

shelfmark: Gough Missals 177, fol. Q1v.