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IMAGE number
XLA3772700
Title
Portrait of Johannes Gutenberg, (c.1400-68)
Description
Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, inventor, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press. Bible first book to be printed using Gutenberg technique. Oldest image of him. Moveable-type printing press
Date
c.1430
Credit
Lebrecht Authors / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • 15th Century
  • German
  • Renaissance
  • book
  • books
  • engraver
  • gutenberg
  • history
  • illustration
  • johannes
  • male
  • painting
  • portrait
  • printer

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