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

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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Taken on June 27, 2009