Der Traum von Skanderbeg Mutter/ The Dream of Skanderbeg's Mother

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    The mother lying asleep on a bed, on a wall at the back set in clouds an illustration of her dream with a monster spitting fire onto a city set on the shore of a lake or sea. Designed for Marinus Barletius, 'Des Allerstreytparsten Fürsten und Herren Georgen... Skanderbeg Ritterliche Thaten', Augsburg: Steiner, 1533. Taken here from Vincenz Steinmeyer, 'Newe künstliche ... Figuren', Frankfurt 1620.

    Woodcut made by Jörg Breu II, Germany, 1533, and published by Vincent Steinmeyer in Frankfurt, Germany, 1620.

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    1. Kintzertorium 71 months ago | reply

      Thank you very much Marina!
      I sincerely appreciate your taking time to provide your comments and feedback. :)

    2. The Big Jiggety 71 months ago | reply

      Beautifully, skillfully detailed work.

    3. mamatiamanagerfan 71 months ago | reply

      Thank you for this things.

    4. Dwarkan 71 months ago | reply

      Superbe...and in some way this illustration looks very modern : it reminds me "Little Nemo" from Windsor McKay !

    5. plaatjesch まてぃあす 71 months ago | reply

      Thank you so much for posting all this wonderful stuff! Once again a magnificent picture and nothing but it here!

    6. Khnum-hotep 69 months ago | reply

      Beautiful. And a wonderful bed!
      The composition and subject make
      me think of the Carpaccio of St Ursula's dream
      (if I have got this right).

    7. Paulo Vergolino 66 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Gravura em arte, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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