Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514)
SHEET FROM THE NUREMBERG CHRONICLE
Der werlt - Blat 10 Das erst alter. Book format 2°, in German. Marginal notes by the right edge. A sheet from the illustrated Nuremberg Chronicle called Die Schedelsche Weltchronik in German. It documents the world history which is divided into seven periods in relation to the bible. It is one of the most famous early printed books—an incunabulum. It was published in German and Latin in 1493 in Nuremberg. This sheet depicts the Old Testament pedigree. The author of the woodcut illustrations is the German painter and graphic artist Michael Wolgemut. Condition corresponding to the age.
Original size, intact, without damage.