Babylon from Schedel Weltchronik (Schedel's World History), Plate 9 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

A work made of woodcut and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on cream laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat.
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  • A work made of woodcut and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on cream laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat.

Date:

1496, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Unknown Artist (Augsburg, 15th century)
printed and published by Johann Schönsperger the Elder (German, ca. 1455–1521)
original text by Hartmann Schedel (German, 1440–1514)
portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)

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Artist

Unknown artist (Illustrator)

Title

Babylon from Schedel Weltchronik (Schedel's World History), Plate 9 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Germany

Date

1496

Medium

Woodcut and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on cream laid paper, tipped onto cream wove paper mat

Dimensions

86 x 139 mm (image); 270 x 196 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.9

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