Medieval woodcut illustrations - City views and decorations from "The Nuremberg Chronicle"
Ouvrage en langue anglaise
"Comparable to the Gutenberg Bible in its magnificent craftsmanship, The Nuremberg Chronicle, a 1493 history of the world, contains some of the most beautiful woodcuts ever designed. This splendid selection depicts 91 locales—Athens, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Jerusalem, Venice, Prague, Munich, Nuremberg, Florence, and many others, plus 143 illustrations of figures and decorative objects. Designed by a team of artists headed by Pleydenwurff and Wolgemut that included apprentice Albrecht Dürer. 194 permission-free b/w illustrations."
Dépôt légal 1999
Format 28 x 21.2 cm