Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466-1536) Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher



This portrait is a facsimile, made by line block, of the original woodcut print made in 1580 for the famous ‘Icones’ of Theodore Beza. The book contained “contemporary portraits of reformers of religion and letters”. This print was published in the reprint of ‘Beza’s Icones’, London 1911.

Relief line block (facsimile of woodcut)
Images size approx. 100 x 128 mm
300 ppi