New Künstlichs Modelbuch

Publisher Bernhard Jobin Swiss

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Published by Bernhard Jobin, Strassburg (?).
Illustrated title page, poem (2 pages), and 45 pages of designs.
According to Lotz loc.cit. editions appeared in 1579, 1582, 1586, 1588, 1589, 1596, 1598, and 1600. See Lotz p. 80 for a discussion of the title cut. He says that it is in the style of Tobias Stimmer and not by Chrstoph Maureras described by Weigel in his Kunst Kat. 21926 (pt. 29, p. 63) and by Andresen-Peintre GraveurIII.p. 252. Note that the copper plate title on Sibmacher's first book is based on this. (L.32). 48 leaves, unnumbered (pencil numbering). SIgs: A - M 4 (last leaf blank). Sign. J 3 in facsimile. Although many of the patterns are taken from earlier books, i.e. Da Sera (L 69), Vavassore (L.67), Pagano (L. 87 & 98) and Guentel with Schonsperger patterns they are not slavish copies. Many are exact copies, however. In modern brown gingham cloth with linen spine.

New Künstlichs Modelbuch, Bernhard Jobin (Swiss, Porrentruy (Jura) before 1545–1593/1597 Strasbourg), Woodcut

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