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GAY NATIVES 450 YEAR ANTIQUE LEAF BY SEB. MUNSTER 1550
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Gay Natives 450 Year Antique print by Seb. Munster 1550

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Mapmaker: Sebastian Munster.

 

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Gay Natives 450 Year Antique print by Seb. Munster 1550

Antique woodcut leaf of Gay natives, hand colored.

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.
From 1524 to 1527, he was a professor in Heidelberg and in 1528 in Basel where he taught theology and Hebrew at the University.
He wrote some very extensive work in the field of Hebrew studies, natural science, geography, and theology.

Size: Leaf app.: 29 x 20 cm. 11.5 x 7.75 inches.
Condition: good, Light browned page what is normally for this age, closed wormholes outside text.