Fourth edition of the Great Triumphal Car, in a chariot Emperor Maximilian, wearing the imperial robes and the crown of the Holy Roman Empire, accompanied by numerous allegorical figures; Victoria kneels behind him holding a laurel wreath over his head, the cardinal virtues standing on pedestals at the four corners of the car, the car is pulled by six pairs of horses and driven by Ratio; with inscriptions next to the figures and six columns of Latin text in letterpress over the pairs of horses. 1522 Woodcut and letterpress
- Height: 446 millimetres (printed area)
- Width: 2315 millimetres (printed area)
The woodcut was printed from eight blocks; the eight sheets are mounted on linen and folded. The fourth edition was published in 1559. The fourth sheet is one from the first edition. CD: Watermark: on sheets C and F: a shield with stars, on sheet D: Ha.32, on the rest none visible. (see remarks in CD's annotated copy opposite p.339)
German XVIc Unmounted Portfolio
In the inventory of 1837.
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Object reference number: PPA48302
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