The Battle of Lechfeld (recto) and Duke Wolpy of Bavaria and His Wife, Atheyt (verso) from Sachsen-Chronik (Saxon Chronicle), Plate 34 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

A work made of woodcuts in black with hand-colored additions and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on buff laid paper.
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  • A work made of woodcuts in black with hand-colored additions and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on buff laid paper.

Date:

1492, portfolio assembled 1929

Artist:

Unknown Artist (Mainz, late 15th century)
printed and published by Peter Schöffer (German, c. 1425–c. 1503)
original text by Conrad Botho (German, active 1475–c. 1501)
portfolio text by Wilhelm Ludwig Schreiber (German, 1855–1932)

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Artist

Unknown artist

Title

The Battle of Lechfeld (recto) and Duke Wolpy of Bavaria and His Wife, Atheyt (verso) from Sachsen-Chronik (Saxon Chronicle), Plate 34 from Woodcuts from Books of the 15th Century

Origin

Germany

Date

1492

Medium

Woodcuts in black with hand-colored additions and letterpress in black (recto and verso) on buff laid paper

Dimensions

277 x 203 mm

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1938.86.34

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