Wartburg Castle old woodcut Germany Sebastian Munster 1561
Antique woodcut of Wartburg in 1561 by Sebastian Munster.
Mapmaker: Sebastian Munster (1488-1552) Sebastian worked as a lecturer at the University of the Franciscan Order in Tübingen, where he studied astrology to the famous astronomer Johannes Stöffler. In addition to his main work, the Cosmographia, Sebastian Munster wrote some very extensive work in the field of Hebrew studies, natural science, geography, and theology.
The map is a more than 400 years old woodblock print, hand colored from Sebastian Munsters Cosmographia, one of the most successful and popular books of the 16th century.
Origin: The Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster .
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints.
Size: Size sheet app.: 29.5 x 20 cm. 11.75 x 7.75 inches. Image app. : 16 x 13 cm. 6.25 x 5.25 inches. Condition : Overall view very good.