Folly Steps Down From the Pulpit, pen and ink marginal drawing in a copy of The Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus. This is the last of 82 marginal drawings that include the first works of Holbein to survive intact. He and his brother, Ambrosius, drew them in the copy of The Praise of Folly owned by classical scholar Oswald Myconius, who planned to show the result to the author, his friend Erasmus. Most of the sketches, including this one, are by Hans Holbein, whose style and left-handed hatching identify him from Ambrosius. Here the figure of Folly steps down from the pulpit at last, her arm rigid from gesturing. Drawing from December 1515, by Hans Holbein der Jüngere (1497/1498–1543), German painter and draughtsman. Public Domain.
Folly Steps Down From the Pulpit, pen and ink marginal drawing in a copy of The Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus. This is the last of 82 marginal drawings that include the first works of Holbein to survive intact. He and his brother, Ambrosius, drew them in the copy of The Praise of Folly owned by classical scholar Oswald Myconius, who planned to show the result to the author, his friend Erasmus. Most of the sketches, including this one, are by Hans Holbein, whose style and left-handed hatching identify him from Ambrosius. Here the figure of Folly steps down from the pulpit at last, her arm rigid from gesturing. Drawing from December 1515, by Hans Holbein der Jüngere (1497/1498–1543), German painter and draughtsman. Public Domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Socialistisk Biblioteks Tidslinje med links til begivenheder og personer i 1509.


Se også Index over personer, organisationer/partier og værker (som bøger, malerier, mm.), steder, begivenheder, mv., der er omtalt på hele Tidslinjen, titler og indhold på emnelisterne osv.

 

September 1509

Under besøg hos Thomas Moore i England færdiggør Erasmus af Rotterdam Dårskabens Pris.

Link:

Historisk analyse af “Dårskabens pris” af Erasmus af Rotterdam .. (Historieblog, 24. september 2014).

‘The Praise of Folly’ by Desiderius Erasmus (1509). A Selection from The Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus (A History of the Presentananthology, february 2013)

Three Marginal Drawings in a copy of "The Praise of Folly" by Erasmus of Rotterdam. Pen and black ink oxidised to brown, subsequent additions in red, Kunstmuseum Basel. Folly in the Pulpit (no. 1); A Scholar Treads on a Market Woman's Basket of Eggs (no. 3); Sertorius and the Example of the Horses (no. 15). Hans Holbein and his brother, Ambrosius, drew 82 marginal sketches in the copy of The Praise of Folly owned by classical scholar Oswald Myconius, who planned to show the result to the author, his friend Desiderius Erasmus. They include the first works by Hans Holbein to survive intact. Most of the sketches are by Hans Holbein, whose style and left-handed hatching identify him from Ambrosius.Drawing from December 1515, by Hans Holbein der Jüngere (1497/1498–1543), German painter and draughtsman. Public Domain.
Three Marginal Drawings in a copy of “The Praise of Folly” by Erasmus of Rotterdam. Pen and black ink oxidised to brown, subsequent additions in red, Kunstmuseum Basel. Folly in the Pulpit (no. 1); A Scholar Treads on a Market Woman’s Basket of Eggs (no. 3); Sertorius and the Example of the Horses (no. 15). Hans Holbein and his brother, Ambrosius, drew 82 marginal sketches in the copy of The Praise of Folly owned by classical scholar Oswald Myconius, who planned to show the result to the author, his friend Desiderius Erasmus. They include the first works by Hans Holbein to survive intact. Most of the sketches are by Hans Holbein, whose style and left-handed hatching identify him from Ambrosius.Drawing from December 1515, by Hans Holbein der Jüngere (1497/1498–1543), German painter and draughtsman. Public Domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Fra British Library er oplyst: ‘The Praise of Folly’ was written in September 1509 when Erasmus was staying with his friend Thomas More in London. It was first printed in Paris in 1511, by Gilles de Gourmont. The first edition of the Colloquia, unauthorized by Erasmus, was published in Basel by Johannes Froben in 1518


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