Der Ritter vom Turn (The Knight of the Tower)
Illustrated by Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Illustrated by Urs Graf (German (Switzerland), about 1485–1527 or 1528), Author Geoffroy de Latour Landry (14th century), Printer Michael Furter (died in 1517)
Place of Publication: Basel, Switzerland
Meder, Books VI, 1513; Panofsky 436c
Overall: 28.8 x 20 x 2.6 cm (11 5/16 x 7 7/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 46 woodcuts
Not On View
(Basel: Michael Furter, 19 November 1513) Folio; 72 leaves; blind-stamped brown calf binding, brass clasps; brown cloth box.
Illustrations: Title-page border by Urs Graf; illustrations largely attributed to Dürer.
Basel: Michael Furter, 19 November 1513
Initials IL and date 1570 stamped on binding; Studien Bibliothek, Salzburg; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, December 9, 1954.
Frances Draper Colburn Fund, by exchange