The Celestial Globe-Southern Hemisphere

Woodcut | 42.5 x 43.2cm | 1515

Albrecht Dürer

This woodcut of the southern sky is based on maps of the stars drawn by an anonymous artist living in Nuremberg in 1503. Recalculated to reflect the stellar positions of 1515, Dürer's celestial maps were the first ever published and attest to the rol...
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