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A Lying Monk Tormented by Evil Spirits and Slanderers

Anonymousca. 1482

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: A Lying Monk Tormented by Evil Spirits and Slanderers
  • Creator: Anonymous
  • Date Created: ca. 1482
  • Set or Series Title: Das Buch der Seusse, des gleich noch bessers den laien nit kund ist sein leben sebessern, Augsburg
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1957
  • Materials & Techniques: Woodcut with hand coloring
  • Keywords: allegory, animals, dogs, religious art, torment
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: From Das Buch der Seusse, des gleich noch bessers den laien nit kund ist sein leben sebessern, Augsburg, by Heinrich Suso (ca. 1295–1366), published by Anton Sorg in 1482
  • Bibliography: C. 5688; Hind II, 298; Schreiber 5325-9; A. Schramm, IV, 24, 774; Muther no. 68, plates 70-71. For more on Henry Suso (Heinrich Seuse) see José van Aelst, "Visualizing the Spiritual: Images in the Life and Teaching of Henry Suso (c. 1295-1366) in "Speaking to th Eyes: Sight and Insight through Text and Image (1150-1650), ed. by T. De Hemptinne et al (Turnhout: Brepols, 2013): 129-151.
  • Associated People: Created by Anonymous
  • Accession Number: 1957.12.1

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