Das Buch der Croniken und Geschichten

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Title

Das Buch der Croniken und Geschichten

Subject

Incunabula
Woodcuts (prints)
Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514

Description

The first German edition of Hartmann Schedel's famous Nuremberg Chronicle traces the history of the world through six ages, from the Creation to 1493, concluding with the Apocalypse. Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff designed maps, city views, portraits of saints, popes, and kings, and Biblical scenes—over 1,800 woodcuts in all-making the Chronicle the most lavishly illustrated book of the fifteenth century.

Abstract

Woodcut print of conjoined twins from Hartmann Schedel's Das Buch der Croniken und Geschichten (Nuremberg, 23 December 1493)

Creator

Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514

Publisher

Anton Koberger

Date Created

1493 December 23

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (Ballard folio 628)

Format

image

Extent

1 woodcut print

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0002520

Provenance

Purchased for the Boston Medical Library, 1932

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/0002520_ref.jpg

Citation

Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514, “Das Buch der Croniken und Geschichten,” OnView, accessed June 20, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12581.