Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490 in Dillingen an der Donau – 1556 in Vienna) - Depiction of Dragons (2), Bear, Lynx and Wolf... A indigenous (!) to Swiss Alps

Description
Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490 in Dillingen an der Donau – 1556 in Vienna) - Depiction of Dragons (2), Bear, Lynx and Wolf... A indigenous (!) to Swiss Alps
Watercolour, Woodcut - Not signed - 1548

Large folio woodcut leaf:

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.

One tiny wormhole to margin.

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
Artist
Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490 in Dillingen an der Donau – 1556 in Vienna)
Title of artwork
Depiction of Dragons (2), Bear, Lynx and Wolf... A indigenous (!) to Swiss Alps
Year
1548
Technique
Watercolour, Woodcut
Signature
Not signed
Condition
In very good condition
Sold with frame
No
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