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It was commissioned by Sebald Schreyer — and Sebastian Kammermeister — He earned a doctorate in medicine in Padua inthen settled in Nuremberg to practice medicine and collect books.
And, the reproductions are wonderful. Showing of 6 reviews. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Along with the rest of Schedel’s library, the book became part of the library of Johann Jacob Fugger, which in came into the possession of Duke Albrecht V of Bavaria.
Treasures of the Library : Nuremberg Chronicle
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Creator Schedel, Hartmann, In over 1, superb woodcut illustrations the Chronicle depicted events from the Bible, human monstrosities, portraits of kings, queens, saints and martyrs, and allegorical pictures of miracles, as well as views of a great number of “modern” cities, many of which had never before been documented.
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The work of art itself is in the public domain for the following reason: English -speakers have long referred to it as the Nuremberg Chronicle after the city in which it was published. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
Liber chronicarum, Nuremberg, 1493
T he Gordon Newspaper Room opens at 8: This Book, currently listed for between and dollars, was purchased for 60 dollars from the publisher when originally released in This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat View of Florence in Italy, around Hartmann Schedel 13 February — 28 November was a German physician, humanistnureembergand one of the first cartographers to use the printing press.
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Exemplars were the manuscript layouts with sketches to show the arrangement of texts and images to the printer, Anton Koberger c. Lacking specific background, I could not read it critically but I enjoyed it very much. If you are a nurembeeg for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Retrieved from ” https: A second contract, between the patrons and the printer, was executed in March, Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. A document from records that Latin versions and 60 German versions had not been sold.
This was quickly followed by a German translation on 23 December Is there a simple explanation for this? This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or hartmmann.
Woodcut of NurembergNuremberg Chronicle. In the meantime, a German translation was commissioned by the two financiers to Georg Alt circaa scribe at Nuremberg treasury, and the German edition was printed alongside the Latin one between January and December It stipulated conditions for acquiring the paper and managing the printing.
Many copies of the book are coloured, with varying degrees of skill; there were specialist shops for this. Get to Know Us. Read more Read less. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Chronicle of the World – There is no coat of arms stamped on the cover or any of the pages. The illustration for the city of Venice is adapted from a much larger woodcut of by Erhard Reuwich in the first illustrated printed travel book, the Sanctae Perigrinationes of First, the cover is an artificial suede that is -really- suceptiable to damage.