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- Object: [Ein fremdes und wunderbares Kunstbüchlein...]
A set of eighteen leaves of woodcuts by Vogtherr from an incomplete pattern book (first published in 1538), showing various headdresses, pieces of armour, weapons, heraldic shields, architecture as well as different positions of hands and feet; bound in one volume together with a preface in letterpress, the title-page missing and replaced with an early manuscript transcription in ink. 1540
- Production date
- 1540 ((first published 1538))
Height: 167 millimetres (page, average)
Width: 128 millimetres (page, average)
- Curator's comments
- With engraved bookplate of Aloys Baron de Freysing, Bishop of Regensburg.
For a sheet from an unidentified early edition of Vogtherr's 'Kunstbüchlein', corresponding to fols Ev and Fr of this edition, see BM 1897-12-31-3.
The following leaves are missing: A1 (title), B2-4, C3, D3, E2, G2-4, H1, H2.
Frank Muller, 'Heinrich Vogtherr l'Ancien', Wiesbaden 1997, cat. 231.
Jutta Funke, Beiträge zum graphischen Werk Heinrich Vogtherrs des Älteren, Berlin, 1967, p.105.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1995 Jun-Oct, BM, 'German Renaissance Prints, 1490-1550', no.159
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Kunstbüchlein (Strasbourg 1538)
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