Auction Date: 4/11/2021 at 10am
Germany - Single Leaf from The Nuremburg Chronicle This is fine leaf from the original larger Latin version of the Liber Chronicarum, printed in 1493, five months before the German edition. Illustrations are of the Town of Jericho, plus various Kings and Holy Men. The illustrations are finely begun by Michael Wolgemut in 1487 with William Pleyenwurff his son, with the designs of the woodcuts. Also some work was done by the young Albrecht Durer when apprenticed there. It was printed in Nuremburg by Anton Koberger, large size of 12¼" x 16¾"