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SCHEDEL, H. - Ulma [Ulm. Folio CXCI ].

SCHEDEL, H. -  Ulma [Ulm. Folio CXCI ].
SCHEDEL, H. - Ulma [Ulm. Folio CXCI ].
Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493
Size: 200 x 520 mm.
Colouring: Coloured.
Condition: Double page wood cut. Two sheets joined, excellent.

Description

Double page panoramic view of Ulm.
A imaginary view, however the earliest obtainable view of this period.

Two page from the richest illustrated Incunabel, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America.
The woodblock cutters were Michael Wolgemut, the well-known teacher of Albrecht Dürer, and his stepson Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. Wohlgemut was Albrecht Dürer's tutor between 1486-90 and recent scholarship has shown, Albrecht Dürer may also have collaborated, since some of the cuts bear a remarkably close resemblance to the Apocalypse illustrations.
The printing was carried out under the supervision of the great scholar-printer Anton Koberger, whose printing were famous throughout Europe
A opportunity to acquire a 15th-century book illustration by named artists.!<
1,900€
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  • Reference N°: 29713
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