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The Huge Woman Carries Wolfdetereich and His Horse over the Mountain, from Das Heldenbuch (Strasbourg: Johann Prüss, 1479)
The Huge Woman Carries Wolfdetereich and His Horse over the Mountain, from Das Heldenbuch (Strasbourg: Johann Prüss, 1479)
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Date:
ca. 1479
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Woodcut With Hand Coloring
Dimensions:
Image: 99 x 127 mm (3 7/8 x 5 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1991.1.184
Acquisition Date:
1992-01-16
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Gift of Marguerite and John Ihle

a giant woman carries a young man and his horse on her back as she walks through a group of mountains
Giantess with keys of a chatelaine on her belt; bears hero and his white horse across stagy mountains.

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