Artist Wilhelm Pleydenwurff, German, 1494-1494
Artist Michael Wohlgemut, German, 1434-1519
Publisher Anton Koberger, German
Title
  • Pope Pius II Negotiating a Treaty with Emperor Frederic III
  • Nuremberg Chronicle (series title)
Date 1493
Medium woodcut and letterpress printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Image: 9 1/8 × 8 7/8 inches (23.2 × 22.5 cm)
Sheet: 14 1/8 × 11 inches (35.9 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1266
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in blue, verso: M. J. Morgan (Lugt 1879)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in letterpress, above image: Eenas pius papa Frideric terci romano[ ] iperator [partially lost when sheet was trimmed]
Inscribed, in letterpress, below image: Parcere prostratis fecit nobilis ira Leonis | Tu quoqz facsimile quisquis regnabis in orbe [continues on verso]
March 1886, Mary Jane Morgan (New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)