Jacobus de Voragine, Leben der Heiligen, Nuremberg, Koberger, 1488, woodcuts only
Jacobus de Voragine, Leben der Heiligen, Nuremberg, Koberger, 1488, woodcuts only
Jacobus de Voragine, Leben der Heiligen, Nuremberg, Koberger, 1488, woodcuts only
Jacobus de Voragine, Leben der Heiligen, Nuremberg, Koberger, 1488, woodcuts only
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Jacobus de Voragine, Leben der Heiligen, Nuremberg, Koberger, 1488, woodcuts only

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Jacobus de Voragine, Leben der Heiligen, Nuremberg, Koberger, 1488, woodcuts only

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

JACOBUS DE VORAGINE

Leben der Heiligen. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 5 December 1488


143 (of 262) hand-coloured woodcuts extracted from the work, pasted into a nineteenth-century album with a blue paper wrapper, lettered on upper cover "Ausschnitte"; sold not subject to return


This is a collection of just over half the woodcuts from Koberger's only illustrated edition of The Golden Legend. RARE: most surviving copies are incomplete.


LITERATURE:

ISTC ij00163500; Fairfax Murray, German 433; Schäfer 184

PROVENANCE:

Prof. Otto Hupp (1859-1949), graphic designer; Hartung und Karl, Munich, sale, 4 November 1986, lot 221

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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Jacobus de Voragine, Leben der Heiligen, Nuremberg, Koberger, 1488, woodcuts only
Jacobus de Voragine, Leben der Heiligen, Nuremberg, Koberger, 1488, woodcuts only
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