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Very early printed portraits of four Roman Emperors
Very early printed portraits of four Roman EmperorsHartman Schedel.
Linea Imperatorum. Julianus. Jovianus. Valentinianus. Valens.
Nuremburg, 1493, Latin edition. Woodcuts in letterpress. Sheet 460 x 3405mm. Early red lines. An incunable sheet featuring four portraits of Roman emperors: Julian (sole ruler AD 361-363), Jovian (363-364), Valentinian (emperor of the West 364-375) & Valens (Eastern Roman Emperor 364-378). On the reverse are seven more woodcuts, portraits of a religious theme, including Macedonius I of Constantinople, the heretic bishop c.AD 350.
The sheet was published in the 'Nuremberg Chronicle', the earliest printed history of the world, issued the year Columbus returned from discovering America.



This is a genuine antique print, published at or about the date specified, but guaranteed over 500 years old.
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