Folio: Nuremberg Chronicle; Lercia Etas Mundi

1989.11.0001

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Artifact Identification Folio: Nuremberg Chronicle; Lercia Etas Mundi   (1989.11.0001)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Documentary Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Other Documents
Artist/Maker Schedel, Dr. Hartmann (1440-1510) Author Michael Wolgemut,Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (1434-1519 Wolgemut) Illustrators Anton Koberger, Nuremberg Printer
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1493 CE
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 41.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 29.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 9 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Paper--rag, Pigment--ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information Yellowish Gray (2.5y 8.5/2) - background (obverse) Dark Grayish Olive (10y 2/1) - printing (obverse) Black (N 1.5/ 2.0% R) - Zoroastes (reverse)

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

The Met Museum. "(Liber Chronicarum) Registrum huius operis libri cronicarum cum figuris et ymagibus ab inicio mundi" by Hartmann Schedel. July 12, 1493. http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/search-the-collections/356792?img=0

Bibliography

TEMPLE SHALON (CHICAGO, IL.) BULLETIN FOR NOV. 17, 1989/ 19 HESVAN 5750. VOL 64, NO. 7. Levenson, Jay A., ed.. National Gallery of Art (U.S.). "Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration," Yale University Press, 1991.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Seymour and Muriel Yale Collection of Coins of the Ottoman Empire and Other Middle East States
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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