Current Inventory by Hans Burgkmair

The Old White King on the Journey to His Bride – Painted Woodcut

Artist: Hans Burgkmair
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Hans Burgkmair (1459-1519),  The Old White King on the Journey to His Bride, painted woodcut, 1514-16. Reference: Bartsch 80-(224) 6, from the History of Emperor Maximilian I. In excellent condition, on old laid paper, 8 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches. A brilliantly colored impression, with the colors vibrant and fresh. The History of the Weisskunig (White King) is an autobiography in the style of an illustrated novel without words. Although it is the story of Emperor Maximilian I all the characters have symbolic names. The White King is the name Maximilian  chose for himself, as it both stands for  whiteness […]

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Council of the Swiss and the Swabian War – A Painted Woodcut

Artist: Hans Burgkmair
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Hans Burgkmair (1459-1519), Council of the Swiss and Swabian War, painted woodcut, 1514-16. Reference: Bartsch 80-(224) 162, from the History of Emperor Maximilian I. In excellent condition, on old laid paper, 8 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches. A fine impression, with the colors vibrant and fresh. The History of the Weisskunig (White King) is an autobiography in the style of an illustrated novel without words. Although it is the story of Emperor Maximilian I all the characters have symbolic names. The White King is the name Maximilian  chose for himself, as it both stands for  whiteness (purity) and is associated […]

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The White King Receiving a Message About the Defeat of the Croats

Artist: Hans Burgkmair
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Hans Burgkmair (1459-1519), The White King Receiving a Message About the Defeat of the Croats, woodcut, 1514-1516.  Reference: Bartsch 80-(224) 153 [by Leonhard Beck], from the History of Emperor Maximilian I. In very good condition (with margins; some very old script in ink bottom margin, some slight staining, foxing), on old laid paper, 8 1/4 x 7 5/8, the sheet 10 x 8 1/2 inches. Provenance: Karl Edward von Liphart (1808-1891, Dorpat, Bonn and Florence), with his graphite mark verso (Lugt 1651, see also Lugt 1687, 1688).  Lugt notes of Liphart, a distinguished collector of old master prints, “il commence […]

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The Old White King Warning His Son Not to Trust the Flemish Party

Artist: Hans Burgkmair
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Hans Burgkmair (1459-1519), The Old White King Warning His Son Not to Trust the Flemish Party, woodcut, 1514-1516.  Reference: Bartsch 80-(224) 62 [by Leonhard Beck], from the History of Emperor Maximilian I. In very good condition (with margins; some very old script in ink top and bottom margin, some slight staining, foxing), on old laid paper, 8 3/4 x 7 5/8, the sheet 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Provenance: Karl Edward von Liphart (1808-1891, Dorpat, Bonn and Florence), with his graphite mark verso (Lugt 1651, see also Lugt 1687, 1688).  Lugt notes of Liphart, a distinguished collector of old […]

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The Alliance of the Four Kings

Artist: Hans Burgkmair
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Hans Burgkmair (1459-1519), The Alliance of the Four Kings, woodcut, 1514-1516.  Reference: Bartsch 80-(224) 183 [by Leonhard Beck], from the History of Emperor Maximilian I. In very good condition (with margins; some very old script in ink bottom margin, some slight staining), on old laid paper,  8 3/4 x 7 3/4, the sheet 10 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Provenance: Karl Edward von Liphart (1808-1891, Dorpat, Bonn and Florence), with his graphite mark verso (Lugt 1651, see also Lugt 1687, 1688).  Lugt notes of Liphart, a distinguished collector of old master prints, “il commence par l’oeuvre de Ridinger et par […]

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King Philip Received at Castile and Sworn to Loyalty

Artist: Hans Burgkmair
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Hans Burgkmair (1459-1519), King Philip Received at Castile and Sworn to Loyalty, woodcut, 1514-1516.  Reference: Bartsch 80-(224) 218 [by Leonhard Beck], from the History of Emperor Maximilian I. In very good condition (with margins; some very old script in ink bottom margin, some slight staining), on old laid paper, 8 5/8 x 7 5/8, the sheet 10 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Provenance: Karl Edward von Liphart (1808-1891, Dorpat, Bonn and Florence), with his graphite mark verso (Lugt 1651, see also Lugt 1687, 1688).  Lugt notes of Liphart, a distinguished collector of old master prints, “il commence par l’oeuvre de […]

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The Alliance of the White King, The Pope, Spain, and Hungary

Artist: Hans Burgkmair
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Hans Burgkmair (1459-1519), The Alliance of the White King, The Pope, Spain and Hungary, woodcut, 1514-1516.  Reference: Bartsch 80-(224) 182 [by Leonhard Beck], from the History of Emperor Maximilian I. In very good condition (with margins; some very old script in ink at bottom margin, some slight staining, foxing), on old laid paper, 8 3/8 x 7 5/8, the sheet 10 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches. Provenance: Karl Edward von Liphart (1808-1891, Dorpat, Bonn and Florence), with his graphite mark verso (Lugt 1651, see also Lugt 1687, 1688).  Lugt notes of Liphart, a distinguished collector of old master prints, “il […]

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