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Scanderbeg - Albania - Woodcut depicting scene from Scanderbeg's life - Only 2 recorded examples! - 1533

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Scanderbeg - Albania - Woodcut depicting scene from Scanderbeg's life - Only 2 recorded examples! - 1533

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Woodcut - Not signed - 1533

Artist: Scanderbeg - Albania - Woodcut depicting scene from Scanderbeg's life
Title of artwork: Only 2 recorded examples! - 1533
Year: 1533
Technique: Woodcut
Signature: Not signed
Condition: In good condition
Sold with frame: No

Very scarce woodcut from:

Aller streytparsten und theüresten Fürsten und Herrn Georgen Castrioten genannt Scanderbeg... Ritterliche Thaten... yetz durch Joannem Pinicianum newlich verteütscht.

Augsburg: Heinrich Steiner, 21 February 1533

From the very scarce first edition in german of Barlezio's life of Scanderbeg, Giorgio Castriota (1403-1467), national hero of the Albanians in their struggles against the Ottomans. The work was first published in Latin in Rome, sometime between 1510 and 1522.

15.5 x 10 cm

German text to verso.


Gjergj Kastrioti, known as Skanderbeg, was an Albanian nobleman and military commander who led a rebellion against the Ottoman Empire in what is today Albania, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia.

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