Sexta Etas Mudi. / Simon Beatus .. / Folio CCLIIII.
$1000 / ≈ €1000
RECTO: a falling star, a portrait of a King and an officer wearing armour.
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, that 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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