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Opening page of the book of Genesis from the Gutenberg Bible printed by Johannes Gutenberg...

Image number
BMR277001
Title
Opening page of the book of Genesis from the Gutenberg Bible, printed by Johannes Gutenberg (c.1400-68) and Peter Schoeffer (1425-1502) in Mainz, 1454-56 (printed paper)
Artist
German School, (15th century) / German
Location
Bibliotheque Mazarine, Paris, France
Medium
printed paper
Description

one of the first printed books; 'In principio Deus creavit coelum et terram'; 'in the beginning God created the sky and the earth'; Bresith; Schoffer;

Photo credit
© Bibliotheque Mazarine / © Archives Charmet / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ print / text / line / vulgate / latin / illumination / gothic script / historiated capital / illuminated / characters / typography / bible a 42 lignes / biblia sacra mazarinea

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Copyright
Out of copyright
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