God the Father Enthroned; frontispiece from the Nuremberg Chronicle (Liber Chronicarum)

Hartman Schedel, German, 1440 - 1514
Wilhelm Pleydenwurff, German, about 1458 - 1494
Michael Wolgemut, German, 1434 - 1519

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Hand colored woodcut with letterpress (obverse); gold embossed initialed letter and printed text (reverse)

First edition

Sheet: 15 15/16 × 10 5/8 in. (40.5 × 27 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from the Cremer Foundation in memory of J. Theodore Cremer

2006.57

Geography

Place Made: Germany, Europe

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in print, in banner along upper third of impage in black ink: Ipse dixit et facta sunt: ipse mandavit et creata sunt: Psalmus 32 (God said Let there Be and all things were made); On reverse: gold embossed initialed letter and printed text.

Course History

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

ARTH 43, Northern Renaissance Art, Jane Carroll, Winter 2012

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p.120, ill., no. 63.

Provenance

Hill-Stone, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2006.

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