Hans Thalhofer: Alte Armatur und Ringkunst


See scenes of fencing from the manuscript f. 110v - 123v above (mark with the mouse).


Hans Thalhofer's "Alte Armatur und Ringkunst" was acquired by the Danish count Otto Thott, who left his manuscripts by will to The Royal Library in 1785.

The manuscript has the shelfmark Thott 290 2º. Paper, 150 ff.; 30 x 21 cm. Bavaria 1459. 

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The manuscript consists of several parts of which the last parts (f. 140-150) are shown from behind in reverse order. The display system makes it possible to turn the images.

A detailed description of the manuscript can be found in Katalog der deutschsprachigen illustrierten Handschriften des Mittelalters, Band 38. Fecht- und Ringbücher. Bearbeitet von Rainer Leng.

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Hans Thalhofer: Selfportrait.