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Pictores operis, Heinricus Fullmaurer, Albertus Meyer, sculptor Vitus Rodolph Speckle

Pictores operis, Heinricus Fullmaurer, Albertus Meyer, sculptor Vitus Rodolph Speckle

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Summary

Portraits of the three men who created the illustrations for this botanical book. Heinrich Füllmaurer transferring drawing to woodblock, Albrecht Meyer drawing the plant on the table, and Veit Rudolph Speckle, who cut the blocks. Believed to be the first printed book to include portraits of its artists. (Source: Seeing is believing, New York Public Library, 2001.)

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Date

01/01/1542
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Contributors

Speckle, Veit Rudolph, active 1540, engraver
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.

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