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
Hand colored woodcut on paper
Sheet: 16 × 11 in. (40.6 × 27.9 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Varujan Boghosian
Place Made: Germany, Europe
Not on view
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]
Varujan Boghosian, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 2006.
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