Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio with 3 woodcuts - Burning of Anabaptists, Siege of St. Gall (1491) Execution scene - First Edition - 1548 - 1548

Description
Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio with 3 woodcuts - Burning of Anabaptists, Siege of St. Gall (1491) Execution scene - First Edition - 1548 - 1548
History, Illustrated, Incunabula & early printing, Militaria, War history - Quantity: 1 - Hand coloured illustrations - Single sheet

Large folio woodcut leaf with 3 woodcuts, hand coloured:

37.3 x 23.2 cm

Wonderful richly illustrated woodcut leaf from the exceedingly scarce first edition of the great Stumpf Chronicle, one of the greatest illustrated works on the early to mid 16th Century.

Later hand colour.

Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490 in Dillingen an der Donau – 1556 in Vienna) was an artist, printer, poet and medical author of the Reformation period.



Lot details
Object
Single sheet
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Illustrated, Incunabula & early printing, Militaria, War history
Author/ Illustrator
Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio with 3 woodcuts
Book Title
Burning of Anabaptists, Siege of St. Gall (1491) Execution scene - First Edition - 1548
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1548
Edition
1st Edition
Language
German
Original language
No
Extras
Hand coloured illustrations
Number of pages
1
Dimensions
373×232 mm
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