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Ferdinand Keller, Lorelei

The  fairest  of  maidens  is  sitting
Unwittingly  wondrous  up  there ,
Her  golden  jewels  are  shining ,
She’s  combing  her  golden  hair

Heinrich  Heine , Lorelei

Lorelei – Keller, Ferdinand (Karlsruhe 1842 – Baden-Baden 1922). The Lorelei. Sitting in the rocks above the Rhine and combing her long rich hair. Toned wood engraving for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1875/76.) Inscribed in the stock: Keller 1875 / X. A. v. A. Closs, otherwise typographically in German as above. 9⅝ × 7¼ in (24.3 × 18.5 cm).

Offer no. 15,650 / EUR  86. (c. US$ 99.) + shipping


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