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SCHEDEL, H. - Quita etas mudi. Foliu LXV. [ With destruction of Babylon ]
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Quita etas mudi. Foliu LXV. [ With destruction of Babylon ] - SCHEDEL, H.
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Title : Quita etas mudi. Foliu LXV. [ With destruction of Babylon ].
Map maker : SCHEDEL, H..
Date : Nuremberg, 12 July 1493.
Size : 13.2 x 8.9 inches. / 33.5 x 22.5 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.
Description :Text page with a view of the destruction of Babylon (105x170mm.) with small woodcuts of Kings on verso. Text page with woodcuts of Saints on recto with an image of Salomon 's Temple top right column. Templum Salomonis.
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.
Condition : Very good and dark impression. Marginal water stains and some stains on the upper portion of text. Else good.
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