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SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CCIIII.

SCHEDEL, H. -  Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CCIIII.
Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CCIIII. - SCHEDEL, H.
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Title : Sexta Etas Mundi. Folium. CCIIII..
Map maker : SCHEDEL, H..
Date : Nuremberg, 12 July 1493.
Size : 17.3 x 12.0 inches. / 44.0 x 30.5 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :Latin text page with woodcuts including Saint Mark the Evangelist (140x108mm.), portrayed in medieval cap and gown, seated in a chair. He is pointing to a passage in a book that he has in hand, probably his own Gospel. To the right is his symbol, the winged lion, which is looking out over a wall in the foreground.

Below to the right a illustration of the phoenix, the most noble and singular bird in all the world (as Cornelius Valerianus writes) and which flew in Egypt.

Lower left St. James the Greater is undergoing martyrdom. He is kneeling in an attitude of devotion, praying for his persecutors as long as life lasts. Behind him stands the strident medieval executioner, about to decapitate him with a huge sword.

ON VERSO : The Martyrdom of James the Less, Peter is being martyred by crucifixion and the third woodcut shows the execution of Paul completed. His body is still in a kneeling posture before the block
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America. In May of 1493 appeared in the Latin language one of the earliest voluminous books, fully illustrated with 1809 woodcuts printed from 645 woodblocks. With the help of others, including the globe maker Martin Behaim, Doctor Hartmann Schedel compiled and published a Chronicle of the World now known as the Nuremberg Chronicle. Printed by Anton Koberger, and financed by Sebald Schreyer in Latin and German editions.
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.!
old map
Condition : Some marginal water staining and two marginal paper strips. Paper slightly age-toned. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition.

ID: 37480

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