Folio: Nuremberg Chronicle; Lercia Etas Mundi


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Artifact Identification Folio: Nuremberg Chronicle; Lercia Etas Mundi   (1989.11.0001)
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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)

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The Met Museum. "(Liber Chronicarum) Registrum huius operis libri cronicarum cum figuris et ymagibus ab inicio mundi" by Hartmann Schedel. July 12, 1493.


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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