German Renaissance prints 1490-1550 (catalogue of an exhibition held at the British Museum during 1995; also shown elsewhere, in a reduced form) View larger
Bartrum (Giulia)
British Museum, Department of Prints & Drawings

German Renaissance prints 1490-1550 (catalogue of an exhibition held at the British Museum during 1995; also shown elsewhere, in a reduced form)

London, British Museum Press, 1995
(28 cm), 240 pp., 8 colour and 273 black & white illustrations. 238 catalogue entries. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Catalogue for an exhibition drawn mostly from the holdings of the British Museum (primarily William Mitchell’s donation of 1290 woodcuts in 1895, here celebrated), supplemented by loans from the Ashmolean Museum, Plymouth City Museum, and the British Library. After preliminary essays, the prints are described according to region: Strasbourg is represented by two artists (Hans Wechtlin and Hans Baldung); Nuremberg by seven; Augsburg by nine; Saxony and North Germany by three; the Danube valley by five, and Switzerland by four. ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.
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