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Gallerie der Meisterwerke altdeutscher Holzschneidekunst in facsimilirten Nachbildungen. Zusammengestellt und mit Erläuterungen herausgegeben von Dr. A. von Eye, Vorstand der Kunst- und Alterthumssammlungen und Jacob Falke, Secretär und Conservator der Kunstsammlung des germanischen Museums.

August von Eye

RA Collection: Book

Record number

05/961

Author

Imprint

Nürnberg,: J. Ludw. Schmid's Verlag., 1858.

Physical Description

[26] p., [34] leaves of pl.; 552 mm.

Contents

[T.p., dedic.] - [Plates, with explan. texts].

Responsibility Note

The publication is dedicated to King Johann von Sachsen.

References

R. Schoch, 'A century of Nuremberg printmaking', in Gothic and Renaissance art in Nuremberg, 1300-1550, ed. J.P. O'Neil [exhibition catalogue] (1986), p.93-9.

Summary Note

Although the title page and dedication are in German only, the explanatory texts are in German, French and English, in three parallel columns.

The plates show prints by H. Burgkmair (3 pl.), A. Dürer (11 pl.), L. Cranach (3 pl.), unknown masters (3 pl.), H.S. Beham (3 pl.), A. Sallaert, H. Schæufelein, P.P. Rubens (2 pl.), H. Goltzius (2 pl.), A. Bloemaert, H. Baldung Grün, A. Mollere, J. Amman and W. v. Valkaert.

Binding Note

19th-century half mottled calf, watered-cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Gallerie Der Meisterwerke' and 'RA'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Woodcuts - Wood engravings - Engravings - Germany - History - 15th century - 16th century
Pictorial works - Germany - 19th century

Contributors