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Der Weisskunig (The White King)

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[Augsburg: about 1510-1516]

Provenance

Baron Strein von Schwarzenau (died in 1600); Georg Christoph von Schallenberg (inscription dated 1633); Prince Liechtenstein (bookplate); William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, January 10, 1957.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund

About 1510–16

Place of Manufacture

Augsburg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Dodgson, German and Flemish, II, p. 10, no. 15; p. 60, no. 14; pp. 90-96, nos. 55-101; p. 125, no. 7; pp. 128-30, nos. 1-48; Hollstein, German: Beck 11, Burgkmair 431-541, Schäufelein 60-61; [facsimile edition, ed. C-M. Dreissiger] (1985)

Dimensions

Overall: 43.4 x 30.5 x 7 cm (17 1/16 x 12 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

57.40

Medium or Technique

Bound album with 119 woodcuts, 52 drawings, and manuscript text

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts