Early woodcut view of Westphalia by Hartmann Schedel. On verso a view of Hesse. From the famous Liber Chronicarum also known as the Nuremberg Chronicle, printed in 1493. Leaf number CCLXXXIIII.
The woodblock cutters were Michael Wolgemut, the well-known teacher of Albrecht Dürer, and his stepson Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. Wohlgemut was Albrecht Dürer's tutor between 1486-90. Since the young Dürer was active in Wohlgemut's printer shop during the time the woodblocks for the Nuremberg Chronicle have produced, he may also have collaborated, since some of the cuts bear a remarkably close resemblance to his Apocalypse illustrations.
|Title||Westvalia germanie provincia / Hassia germanie pvincia|
|Publisher, Year||Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493|
|Plate Size||23.0 x 22.0 cm (9.1 x 8.7 inches)|
|Sheet Size||40.5 x 28.0 cm (15.9 x 11.0 inches)|
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