An engraving, The Annunciation, where the angel Gabriel tells Mary she would conceive the Son of God.

The Annunciation

An engraving, The Annunciation, where the angel Gabriel tells Mary she would conceive the Son of God.

An engraving from the block book, Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis, one of the earliest block books.

Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis

An engraving from the block book, Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis, one of the earliest block books.

The tenth page of Biblia Pauperum (Paupers' Bible), a picture Bible. At the top and bottom are portraits of prophets and in the middle are three bible stories. Left: Jacob and Esau, middle: the temptation of Christ by the Devil, right: the temptation of Adam and Eve.

Biblia Pauperum

The tenth page of Biblia Pauperum (Paupers' Bible), a picture Bible. At the top and bottom are portraits…

A picture of Jacob and Esau from the tenth page of the engraving, Biblia Pauperum (Paupers' Bible), a picture Bible.

Biblia Pauperum, Jacob and Esau

A picture of Jacob and Esau from the tenth page of the engraving, Biblia Pauperum (Paupers' Bible),…

An engraving from the second leaf of the block book, Canticum Canticorum (Song of Songs).

Canticum Canticorum

An engraving from the second leaf of the block book, Canticum Canticorum (Song of Songs).

"Christ Bearing the Cross. By Albrecht Dürer. From the wood engraving in 'The Great Passion.'" -Heath, 1901

Christ Bearing the Cross

"Christ Bearing the Cross. By Albrecht Dürer. From the wood engraving in 'The Great Passion.'"…

"Christ Driving Out the Money-Changers. By Albrecht Dürer. From the 'Little Passions.' Printed from a cast of the original wood-block in the British Museum." -Heath, 1901

Christ Driving Out the Money-Changers

"Christ Driving Out the Money-Changers. By Albrecht Dürer. From the 'Little Passions.' Printed…

"Christ Taking Leave of His Mother. By Albrecht Dürer. From the wood engraving in 'The Life of the Virgin.'" -Heath, 1901

Christ Taking Leave of His Mother

"Christ Taking Leave of His Mother. By Albrecht Dürer. From the wood engraving in 'The Life of…

A print from the engraving, The Death of the Virgin, from a Missal published by Simon Vostre.

The Death of the Virgin

A print from the engraving, The Death of the Virgin, from a Missal published by Simon Vostre.

The letter 'F' made of two musicians: a trombone player and a drummer.

F, Musicians

The letter 'F' made of two musicians: a trombone player and a drummer.

The Gate of Fame from 'The Triumphal Arch,' an engraving by Albrecht Dürer.

The Gate of Fame

The Gate of Fame from 'The Triumphal Arch,' an engraving by Albrecht Dürer.

The engraved illustration of The Grief of Hannah, from the Cologne bible.

The Grief of Hannah

The engraved illustration of The Grief of Hannah, from the Cologne bible.

The Happiness of the Godly, from Hans Holbein's series of engravings known as his Bible Cuts.

The Happiness of the Godly

The Happiness of the Godly, from Hans Holbein's series of engravings known as his Bible Cuts.

Engraved ornaments from "Heures a L'usaige de Chartre" published by Simon Vostre.

Heures a L'usaige de Chartre

Engraved ornaments from "Heures a L'usaige de Chartre" published by Simon Vostre.

The engraved illustration of the Fall of Lucifer from the block book, Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Mirror of Human Salvation).

Speculum Humanae Salvationis

The engraved illustration of the Fall of Lucifer from the block book, Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Mirror…

An engraving of St. Christopher crossing the river carrying Jesus on his back.

St. Christopher

An engraving of St. Christopher crossing the river carrying Jesus on his back.

"St. John and St. Peter. St. Paul and St. Mark. By Albrecht Dürer. In the Pinakothek, Munich." -Heath, 1901

St. John and St. Peter. St. Paul and St. Mark

"St. John and St. Peter. St. Paul and St. Mark. By Albrecht Dürer. In the Pinakothek, Munich."…

"The Trinity. By Albrect Dürer. In the Belvedere, Vienna.'" -Heath, 1901

The Trinity

"The Trinity. By Albrect Dürer. In the Belvedere, Vienna.'" -Heath, 1901

"Virgin and Child. By Albrecht Dürer. Engraving of the year 1507." -Heath, 1901

Virgin and Child

"Virgin and Child. By Albrecht Dürer. Engraving of the year 1507." -Heath, 1901

The Virgin Crowned by Two Angels, an engraving by Albrecht Dürer.

The Virgin Crowned by Two Angels

The Virgin Crowned by Two Angels, an engraving by Albrecht Dürer.

An engraving, "The Virgin with Four Saints. In the Bibliotheque Royale de Belgique." -Cundall, 1895

The Virgin with Four Saints

An engraving, "The Virgin with Four Saints. In the Bibliotheque Royale de Belgique." -Cundall, 1895