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Creation of Adam from Clay

  • Engraved by A. von Michael Wolegmut and William Pleydenwurff, German
  • Paper: 16 x 11 in.
    Woodcut on laid paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.099
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A two-sided folio from Hartmann Schedel's The Book of Chronicles, or in German Das Buch der Chroniken (1493). On the recto is a text block on top and an image below depicting God creating Adam from clay. On the verso is God enthroned and surrounded by angels, kings, the four winds, and an astrological sphere.

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