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Burgundian PrinceBurgundian Princess with Falcon

Burgundian Prince + Princess, in the early XVth century. Full-length portraits to the left. He with scepter, she with  FALCON . 2 sheet. Colored woodcuts by A. Kunz (?) after August von Heyden (Breslau 1827 – Berlin 1897). (1877.) Inscribed: AvonHeyden (/ sheet 1: A. Kunz. X. A.), otherwise as above. 8⅛-8¼ × 5-5¼ in (20.5-21 × 12.8-13.2 cm).

From Lipperheide Ad 46. – LEAVES OF COSTUME KNOWLEDGE NS 37-38. – Especially sheet 2 somewhat creased. This also with a marginal fold.

Coming from mining Heyden devoted himself to the arts since the late ’50s and made his mark as i. a. history painter, but

“ His occupation with costume knowledge and the history of traditional costumes gave rise to entrust him, after the retirement of Hermann Weiß (in Berlin), with the lectures in the mentioned subjects first temporarily, then … (1885) finally. 1889 he received the professorship ”

(Boetticher).

Offer no. 6,346 / EUR  118. (c. US$ 136.) + shipping


„ Lieber Herr Niemeyer, Ich freue mich über Ihr selten gewordenes Qualitätsempfinden! Ein einwandfreies Exemplar des Goltzius wäre mir schon auch lieber! MfG “

(Herr M. N., 21. April 2015)