The Treasury

The Treasury of St Peter and Alexander at the Stiftsmuseum Aschaffenburg


Missale, 1533,
body paint, gold, parchment, leather cover

MSA Dep. KKPA 18/2009

Albrecht of Brandenburg commissioned the leading Nuremberg workshop of Nikolaus Glockendon to make a number of precious books, of which this missal, dating from 1533, is an important example.

Made during the introduction of mass printing it combines the power of handwritten and preciously illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages.

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