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Geneva from Schedel Weltchronik (Schedel’s World History), Plate 22 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

A work made of woodcut in black with hand-colored additions, and letterpress in black with rubrication (recto and verso), on buff laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat.
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  • A work made of woodcut in black with hand-colored additions, and letterpress in black with rubrication (recto and verso), on buff laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat.

Date:

1493, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Michel Wolgemut (German, 1434/37–1519) and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (German, c. 1460–1494)
printed and published by Anton Koberger (German, c. 1440/45–1513)
original text by Hartmann Schedel (German, 1440–1514)
portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Michel Wolgemut

Title

Geneva from Schedel Weltchronik (Schedel’s World History), Plate 22 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Germany

Date

Original 1493

Medium

Woodcut in black with hand-colored additions, and letterpress in black with rubrication (recto and verso), on buff laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat

Dimensions

427 × 300 mm

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.22

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