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Copy of a woodcut of 1522, showing 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. 1606
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Height: 204 millimetres
Width: 1021 millimetres
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- Printed from three plates, mounted on paper and folded.
According to Schoch, this print was included in Anon (publ. Hans Imhoff), Theatrum Virtutis & Honoris oder Tugend Büchlein: Auß etlichen fürtrefflichen Griechischen und Lateinischen Scribenten ins Teutsch gebracht / Durch Herrn Wilibald Pirckheymern [...] Nürnberg: Paul Kauffmann, 1606 (see pp.161-176) [book located in Wolfenbüttel ];
according to Heller, this print was also used later in Willibald Pirckheimer, Operibus, Frankfurt: Goldast, 1610 (see pp.172-175).
According to Schoch (following von Murr's attribution), this print was made by Jakob Binck; according to Heller, this print is too late for Binck and he suggests Heinrich Ulrich as maker instead.
Ref. Heller 1913
Watermark: shield with six circles.
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