Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio - 1 woodcut French troops gather & 5 hand coloured Portraits - First Edition - 1548 - 1548

Description
Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio - 1 woodcut French troops gather & 5 hand coloured Portraits - First Edition - 1548 - 1548
Histoire, Incunable et premières impressions, Livres illustrés, Militaria - Quantité : 1 - Feuille simple

Large folio woodcut leaf with woodcuts, hand coloured:

37.3 x 23.2 cm

Wonderful richly illustrated woodcut leaf from the exceedingly scarce first edition of the great Stumpf Chronicle, one of the greatest illustrated works on the early to mid 16th Century.

Hand colour (later) with minor colour show through..

Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490 in Dillingen an der Donau – 1556 in Vienna) was an artist, printer, poet and medical author of the Reformation period.

Hans Asper is believed to have undertaken the portraits.

Woodcut depicts the French Troops gathering before the King Theodhad’s (Ostrogoths) messenger in 536.

The portraits show: Theodahad of the Ostrogoths, Justiniani, Vittiges the Ostrogoth, Thietbrecht, Emperor of France (537).



Informations du lot
Object
Feuille simple
Nombre de livres
1
Sujet
Histoire, Incunable et premières impressions, Livres illustrés, Militaria
Auteur/ Illustrateur
Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio
Titre du livre
1 woodcut French troops gather & 5 hand coloured Portraits - First Edition - 1548
État
Très bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1548
Édition
1ère édition
Langue
Allemand
Langue originale
Non
Nombre de pages
1
Dimensions
37.3×23.2 cm
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