1493 – H. Schedel – Creation of Eve


Titles:           “Blat VI”


Very decorative woodcut from Hartmann Schedel’s the German edition of the “Liber chronicarum”  with presentation of God the Father creating Eve from Adam’s rib.

Page number VI.

The Nuremberg Chronicles was the first printed history of the known world with about 2000 woodcuts the most picturesque work of the early time of printing. It became one of the most popular books of the 15th. century. The woodblock cutters were Michael Wolgemut, teacher of Albrecht Dürer and his stepson Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. The printing was carried out under the supervision of the great scholar-printer Anton Koberger.

Cartographer:      Hartmann Schedel (1440 – 1514)
Sheet size:               42,0 x 28,6 cm
Year:                         1493
Technique:            wood block

Good condition. Watermarked paper.

This is an original antique map published in 1493 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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