Schedel: Poland
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"Von der gegent Europe Sarmacia oder Poln genant" - „Vom Königreich Poln und seinem Ursprung“

Coloured woodcut depicting a fantastical landscape, which was used as placeholder image for various regions in the Nuremberg Chronicle. The German text explains the history of Poland.

Woodcuts by Michael Wohlgemut and Wilhelm Pleyenwurff. Editor Hartmann Schedel, published by Anton Koberger. Sheet CCLXIII from a German edition, Nuremberg 1493.

Sheet size: 39,9 x 27,5 cm

Beautiful impression, nicely coloured, very good condition.

Ref.: Rücker, Elisabeth: Hartmann Schedels Weltchronik, p. 220, Cat. No. 44

€ 380,-