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Der Weisskunig (The White King)

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[Augsburg: about 1510-1516]


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)


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

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Medium or Technique

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


Prints and Drawings


Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts