Codex Escurialensis

Codex Escurialensis

A gift from the Bishop of Augsburg to King Philip II of Spain: a chronicle of humanity in 227 miniatures by Jörg Breu the Younger

  1. Jörg Breu the Younger (active 1510–1547 in Augsburg) was a painter, miniaturist, and draftsman

  2. The bishop of Ausgburg, Cardinal Otto von Augsburg (1514–1573), commissioned this work in honor of King Philip II of Spain

  3. It tells the story of mankind and the settlement of the continents from Noah to the mid-16th century

Codex Escurialensis

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Codex Escurialensis

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Codicology

Alternative Titles
Historia heráldica y origen de la nobleza de los Austrias

Available facsimile editions:
Codex Escurialensis – Ms 28-I-11 – Real Biblioteca del Monasterio (San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain)
Ediciones Grial – Valencia, 1996
Limited Edition: 980 copies
Facsimile Editions

#1 Historia heráldica y origen de la nobleza de los Austrias

Ediciones Grial – Valencia, 1996

Publisher: Ediciones Grial – Valencia, 1996
Limited Edition: 980 copies
1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
Price Category: €€ (1,000€ - 3,000€)
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