NEWER SCANS. TRADES DEPICTED. Jost Amman was born in Zurich in , the son of a noted scholar. . and craftsmen began publishing pattern books and trade secrets in the. The Book of Trades contains block prints of various trades of An title, images, and exacting description about each craft and trade is presented in German.

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Chris Vanslambrouck rated it liked it Oct 01, Books by Jost Amman. Retrieved from ” https: Rosie marked it as to-read Jun 07, Sachs’s descriptions are not an entirely faithful reflection of Nuremberg society. This book was groundbreaking in its straightforward description of crafts. Dudin makes reference to the shanks being longer or shorter as the workman desires, as does the curve of the forks.

Jost Amman

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. A series of engravings by Amman of the kings of Francetradees short biographies, appeared in Frankfurt in An arquebus was a muzzle-loaded gun used mainly German sportsman 19th century reproduction of 16th engraving by Jost Amman Apothecary by Jost Amman, reproduced from a sixteenth century engraving. From Old Furniture, Volume I.

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This enabled him to compose poetry and music. I bind yrades all In parchment or in boards of wood. Rich marked it as to-read Jul 26, As a wild guess the Emperor might have been Ferdinand I, yet the Latin captions specify only where each Title belonged without explicitly mentioning the Title holders. Der Steynmetz, stonemason, Standsebuch,by Jost Amman, also Jobst Amman A wealthy bridegroom of high standing at Nuremberg, woodcuts by Jst Amman from Hans Weigel’s costume book fromGermany, historical image or illustration, publisheddigital improved Lute Maker in his workshop.

Want to Read saving…. James marked it as to-read May 04, About 1, prints are attributed to him. He was himself well-educated. Victoria and Albert Museum The world’s leading museum of art and design.

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V added it Apr 12, His book is popularly known as Cavalrymen with pistol. Jost Amman, Josias Simler, Swiss, -engraving. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Woodcut by Jost Amman Swiss engraver. Jost Amman was the son of a professor, moved to Nurenburg, and produced thousands of individual prints.

The Book of Trades contains block prints of various trades of We’ve sent an email to Please follow the instructions to reset your password. Media related to Jost Amman at Wikimedia Commons. An title, images, and exacting description about each craft and trade is presented in German with an English translation.


King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. Amman died in NurembergBavariaaged There are no discussion topics on this book yet. General view of Munich Deutsch: Paper maker, 16th century, Bookbinders’ workroom by Jost Amman, reproduced from a sixteenth century engraving.

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The Book of Trades by Jost Amman, 1588

Jost Amman June 13, — March 17, was a Swiss -German artist, celebrated chiefly for his woodcutsdone mainly for book illustrations. Swiss artist, 13 June, – 17 March, They included comedies, topical poetry joat short plays to celebrate religious festivals. Published June 1st by Dover Pubns first published Open Preview See a Problem? Please enter your password Forgotten your password? To ask other readers questions about The Tradea of Tradesplease sign up.

Paperbackpages. Revue d’histoire de la pharmacie. Knight of the Teutonic Order. Little of his personal history is known beyond the fact that he moved to Nuremberg inwhere he took on citizenship and continued to reside until his death in March Trivia About The Book of Trades.