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Unnderweissung der proportzion (Instruction in Proportion)

1538
Illustrated by Erhard Schön (German, after 1491–1542), Printer Christoph Zell (German, 16th century)


Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein, German, L, pp. 199-215; Illustrated Bartsch, v. 11 (Commentary), pp. 201-03, 1301.076

Dimensions

Overall: 17.9 x 14.2 x 1.2 cm (7 1/16 x 5 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.667

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 31 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Nuremberg: Christoph Zell, 1538) Quarto; 22 leaves; modern gilt-stamped brown calf.

Illustrations of methods of figural measurement, construction, and grouping.


Nuremberg: Christoph Zell, 1538

Provenance

H.P. Kraus, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, June 10, 1954.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund