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Schola Gentilium, Der Heyden Schul...

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  • Title (object)

    • Schola Gentilium, Der Heyden Schul...
  • Description

    A broadside aiming at the education of Christians, pointing out the existence and workings of God within daily life; with an engraving by Johann Hauer showing the right hand of God holding the Earth within its atsmosphere, on the Earth a man kneeling in front of an open Bible, surrounded by various animals and plants, in the sky are birds, clouds, stars, a comet, and a horn-of-plenty emptying its contents on the Earth, as well as a storm with raining skulls and bones, with engraved numbering 1-10, and with letterpress title and text, including legend, by Johann Saubert in three columns, and a dedication to Heinrich Kielmann; the sheet framed with a border of type ornaments. ([Nuremberg, Hauer: 1627])


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  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1627
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 600 millimetres (printed area)
    • Width: 358 millimetres (printed area)
    • Height: 264 millimetres (engraving)
    • Width: 320 millimetres (engraving)
  • Curator's comments

    Following Harms, the dating of the print is based on the missing reference to Kielmann's title, which he received in 1528, in the dedication and the manuscript inscription of the print in Ulm ('1627'). On two, joint sheets. The print is creased/folded at the edges of two sides, and has one tear at the bottom.


  • Bibliography

    • Harms 1985 continuing I.8 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Broadsides German 1627 Imp)

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  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

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