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woodcuts (prints)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Prints made using the process of woodcut, which is a relief process in which the design is cut into and printed from the plank side of a wood block; distinct from "wood engraving (process)," which is a relief process using the grain end of a wood block.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Nuremberg Chronicle leaf, 1493

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 11, Object: 1
Identifier: Item 11
Scope and Contents From the "Nüremburg Chronicle". It was printed in Nüremburg by Anton Koberger in 1493. The "Nüremburg Chronicle" contained over 300 leaves and about 1,900 woodcuts. The type is a modified Gothic that was commonly used with the Nüremburg printers. This ambitious publishing feat is known as the Picture Book of the Fifteenth Century. The recto side of the leaf is marked CCXXII in the upper right hand corner; the verso side is unmarked.
Dates: 1493