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Floral typographic frontispiece by Heinrich Aldegrever (1502-1555)
German Renaissance , decorative typography by Heinrich Aldegrever (1502-1555), engraving
Swash letter D (XVI century)
Swash letter D. ‘Swash’ were called the large decorated capital initials used in good typography at the beginning chapters until early XX century. Behind the initial two children soak a third one not entirely satisfied. From the typography workshop Cratander … Continued
Tumb of Heinrich II and his consort Kunigunde (1513)
Bamberg cathedral, sepulchre of Emperor Heinrich the II and his consort Kunigunde, by Tilman Riemenschneider, sculpted in Solnhofer limestone. Completed in 1513.
Woodcut flyer from the Reformation Era
Woodcut flier from the Protestant Reformation time (XIV century), grotesquely depicting sinners being punished and swallowed by an unspecified monster. The prayer in ther caption is milder than the illustration (“intelligenti pauca”).