1560 – S. Munster – Des Monstres Norduuegue


Title:                      “Des Monstres quisont en Norduuegues”​

Spectacular ​woodcut of mythical Norwegian sea monster eating a man and another runs for his life.

The woodcut comes from the French edition of Sebastian Münster’s Cosmography, titled “La Cosmographie Universelle, contenant la situation de toutes les parties du monde, auecleurs proprietez & appartenances”, engraved by Urs Graf, published  by Heinrich Petri in Basel, 1560.
Cartographer:      Sebastian Munster​ (1488 – 1552)
Sheet size:              21,0 x 31,5 cm
Year:                       1560
Technique:            woodcut

Good, original condition, no restorations or cleaning.

This is an original antique woodcut published in 1560 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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