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Der Ritter vom Turn (The Knight of the Tower)

1519
Illustrated by Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Author Geoffroy de Latour Landry (14th century), Printer Johann Knoblouch (German, died in 1528)


Place of Publication: Strassburg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Murray, German, 237 (this copy); Meder, Books, VI; Schmidt, Knobloch, 172

Dimensions

Overall: 19.9 x 15.1 x 2.5 cm (7 13/16 x 5 15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

38.739

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 46 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Strassburg: Johann Knoblouch, 1519) Quarto; 120 leaves [lacking 13, supplied in facsimile, including six of 46 illustrations]; modern blue-gray paper boards.


Strassburg: Johann Knoblouch, 1519

Provenance

Pirovano; Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), his German catalogue #237; Edouard Rahir; E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, from whom purchased by MFA, April 14, 1938.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis