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sheet from the Nurmberg Chronicle
  • Michael Wolgemut, artist
    circa 1435–1519
    born: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany)
    Wilhelm Pleydenwurff, artist
    circa 1460–circa 1494
    born: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany)
  • sheet from the Nurmberg Chronicle, 1493
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 419 x 286 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 1/2 x 11 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0038
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Sheet from the Chronicle with portrait illustrations of philosophers and others. Left hand margins printed on verso and recto, recto sheet matted on recto.