Page 257 from the Nuremberg Chronicle depicting the Great Lightning Strike in Istanbul (1490) and the Fall of a Meteorite in Alsace (1492)

Hartman Schedel, German, 1440 - 1514

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Hand colored woodcut on paper

Sheet: 16 × 11 in. (40.6 × 27.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Varujan Boghosian

2006.64

Geography

Place Made: Germany, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Printed, in black ink, top center: der werlt [German text]/...Constantinopel...; inscribed, in graphite, along left edge, bottom to top: [illeg.] #2 [encircled]; verso: [German text]

Provenance

Varujan Boghosian, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 2006.

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