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SCHEDEL, H. - Lacedemonia.

SCHEDEL, H. -  Lacedemonia.
Lacedemonia. - SCHEDEL, H.
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Title : Lacedemonia..
Map maker : SCHEDEL, H..
Date : Nuremberg, 12 July 1493.
Size : 18.1 x 12.8 inches. / 46.0 x 32.5 cm.
Colouring : Coloured.

Description :A imaginary view of the walled Grecian city Lacedemonia: at the bottom of the leaf is an engraving of three Amazones, armed women warrior, as well as portraits of three men, however the earliest obtainable view of this period.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, 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.!
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Condition : Some minor marginal spotting, very good condition, wide margins and attractive colours.


ID: 12289

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