Sexta Etas Mundi. Ratisbonna. [Ratisbonne]
$1700 / ≈ €1598
Overleaf a very nice view of Vienna, with two swans on the foreground.
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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