Joanna, Grand Duchess of Florence

Florence, Joanna, Grand Duchess of, née archduchess of Austria. B. 1547; d. 1578. Standing slightly to the left, the left arm supported on a furniture. Colored wood engraving after Jean Lulvès (Mulhouse, Alsace, 1838 – Berlin 1889). (1876.) Inscribed: Jean Lulvès, otherwise in German as above & below. 7¾ × 4¾ in (19.6 × 12 cm).

Lipperheide Ad 46. – SHEETS FOR COSTUME KNOWLEDGE NEW SERIES 44. – Lulvès’ specialty were works “in the costume of the 16th/18th cent.” (Thieme-Becker). – The coloring especially fine & shining.

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