he Prayerbook of Albert of Brandenburg was written in the year 1534 in a Cursive Gothic script in German. It has 43 splendid full page illuminations executed by the master Nikolaus Glockendon, famous German illuminator of numerous Prayerbooks and Book of Hours. Each miniature is a painting divided into two parts: in the middle a scene from the life of Christ and another as a framing with scenes from the Old Testament. Its style and performance show the influence of important masters who are contemporaneous to Glockendon, such as Dürer, Bening, Grünewald, Holbein, etc. The book is kept in Biblioteca Estense de Módena, Est. 136 U.6.7
This issue comprises two volumes: a facsimile of The Prayerbook of Albert of Brandenburg, copied and illuminated for Cardinal Albert of Brandenburg, Prince elector of Mainz and Primate of the Catholic Church in Germany at the time of the Lutheran Reform, and a commentary volume, in Spanish, with essays written by different specialists .
The volume is in a leather binding in Renaissance style, adorned with the coat of arms of the Savoy family and has 256 pages, Sized 165 x 215 mm.
This unique issue is limited to 999 copies authenticated by Biblioteca Estense de Módena.