Auction 107, Lot 1

"[Frontispiece - God the Father]", Schedel, Hartmann

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1493 (published)

Publication: Liber Chronicarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.5 x 14.8 inches
24.1 x 37.6 cm

This impressive woodcut depicts God the Father seated on a throne surrounded by the firmament. Cherubs cavort in the heavens above and two devilish creatures holding armorial crests are at bottom. A banner (in Latin) reads, God said Let there Be and all things were made. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: B

Fine impression with a couple of very small spots, else very good.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $650

Closed on 6/9/2004

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