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Creator:
Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, 1459-1519.
Title(s):

Albert Durer's designs of the prayer book.

Published/Created:
London, R. Ackermann's lithographic press, 1817.
Physical Description:
2 p.., 3-8 p. 43 plates, port., facsim. 37 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1055 D84 1817+ Copy 1 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1055 D84 1817+ Copy 2 Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 120
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 202
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC : British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy, and has a printed note tipped in which possibly accompanied an original issue in parts. In copy 2 the portrait has been bound in as a frontispiece.
Introduction signed: J.B. Bernhart.
The designs are copied from J.N. Strixner's lithographic copies of the originals in the prayer book, ordered and compiled by Emperor Maximilian I.
Subject Terms:
Drawing, German.
Contributors:
Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528.
Strixner, Johann Nepomuk, 1782-1855.
Bernhart, J. B. (Johann Baptist), 1758-1821.
Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual.
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Color Printing in England, 1486-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, April 20, 1978-June 25, 1978) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]


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