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Munster 1545
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Munster 1545

Author: Munster, S.
Year: 1545
Description: Rhinoceros from the first edition of Sebastian Münster's (1488-1552) Cosmographey oder Beschreibung aller Länder, first published in 1544, which was used before the David Kandel woodcut. The print is referenced in Bartsch 136; Meder 273; Hollstein273; Strauss 176 and Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 241. Münster's book was the first to use Dürer's rhinoceros as illustration.
Location: Europe - Western Europe - Austria
Subject: History
Species: Indian Rhino
File Size: 991,3 kb
Dimensions: 983x1654 px
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