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German Single-Leaf Woodcuts Before 1500

by Roelof van Straten
Format
Book
Published
Leiden : Foleor, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Iconclass indexes. Early German prints
Iconclass indexes Early German prints
ISBN
9075035365, 9789075035360
Summary
This volume deals with the earliest period of (mostly) German printmaking, and thus, with the Fifteenth century. The prints indexed here are catalogued in the first three volumes of Schreiber's 'Handbuch der Holz- und Metallschnitte des XV. Jahrhunderts'. The prints are reproduced in volumes 161-166 of 'The Illustrated Bartsch'. Almost all the woodcuts dealt with are by anonymous artists. Therefore, following Schreiber, the prints have got a geographical allocation and an approximate dating. Although Schreiber's geographical allocations and datings sometimes seem somewhat questionable, the data are generally accepted. In this respect it should be remembered that the main aim of the 'ICONCLASS Indexes' is to create a detailed iconographic access. Although the compiler of 'The Illustrated Bartsch 161-166', Richard S. Field, called his volumes "German single-leaf woodcuts before 1500", also many woodcuts from other European countries occur. Set ISBN: 9789075035063.
Description
511 p. ; 24 cm.
Local Notes
VIVA Repository Copy 2014.
Series Statement
Iconclass indexes. Early German prints ; 5/1
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