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Morlachian Girl (Bridal Costume) from Istria

Morlachian Girl (Bridal Costume) from Istria. Going to the left at the poor Adriatic shore. On the water sail. Colored woodcut after August von Heyden (Breslau 1827 – Berlin 1897) at Hugo Kaeseberg. C. 1881. Inscribed: AvonHeyden / HKbg. X I, otherwise as above. 8½ × 4¾ in (21.7 × 12.1 cm).

From Lipperheide Ad 46. – LEAVES FOR COSTUME KNOWLEDGE, N.S. 80. – 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. 6,405 / EUR  40. (c. US$ 46.) + shipping


“ Many thanks for your message. Thank you very much for sending the (Anthonie) Waterloo … I am grateful to you for the opportunity to buy the etching. It was interesting to learn about its provenance … The Waterloo etching arrived safely today, beautifully wrapped. Thank you very much indeed ”

(Mr. M. L., April 24 and 29 resp. and May 6, 2003)