Master of Gruninger Workshop - Virgil Aeneid: Dido’s Curse, Animal Sacrifice, Anna, Ascani - 1502 - 1502

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Master of Gruninger Workshop - Virgil Aeneid: Dido’s Curse, Animal Sacrifice, Anna, Ascani - 1502 - 1502
Incunabula & early printing, Militaria, Sport, games & pastimes, Mythology - Quantity: 1 - Hand coloured illustrations - Single sheet

Fine Incunabula woodcut showing the a scene from Virgil's Aeneid. This edition from 1502 or thereabouts.

18.5 x 15.7 cm. Fine woodcut with full margins trimmed to edges but showing text to lower margin.

From the Sebastian Brandt edition of Virgil's works, with the woodcut prepared by the Johann Gruninger workshop with a dark rich tone.

Medieval woodcut leaf from the works of Virgil by Sebastian Brandt. This edition is rightly acclaimed for its magnificent series of woodcut illustrations by the anonymous Late Master of the Grüninger Workshop.

Good condition. Text to verso with evidence of earlier mounting. Later hand colour.

Lot details
Object
Single sheet
Number of Books
1
Subject
Incunabula & early printing, Militaria, Mythology, Sport, games & pastimes
Author/ Illustrator
Master of Gruninger Workshop
Book Title
Virgil Aeneid: Dido’s Curse, Animal Sacrifice, Anna, Ascani - 1502
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1502
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Sebastian Brandt Edition, 1502
Extras
Hand coloured illustrations
Number of pages
1
Dimensions
15.7×18.5 cm
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