The Creation of Eve. Early woodcut of Adam and Eve with God the Father from Genesis. Published in the Book of Chronicles or Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel, also called Schedel's World History or Nuremberg Chronicle. Leaf number VI.
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||[Creation of Eve]|
|Publisher, Year||Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493|
|Plate Size||25.5 x 22.3 cm (10.0 x 8.8 inches)|
|Sheet Size||41.0 x 29.0 cm (16.1 x 11.4 inches)|
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