of a Brilliant Night
with Richard Wagner in Bayreuth
Lohengrin’s Departure. On the embankment numerous friends and woman bidding farewell to Lohengrin boarding a boat pulled by a swan. Toned wood engraving after Albert Baur (Aix-la-Chapelle 1835 – Dusseldorf 1906) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1875/76.) 8⅛ × 9⅜ in (20.5 × 23.7 cm).
Offer no. 14,391 / EUR 86. (c. US$ 104.) + shipping
Siegfried’s Corpse is shipped across the Rhine. In the stern of the boat Gunther, Giselher, and Hagen. Toned wood engraving after Albert Baur (Aix-la-Chapelle 1835 – Dusseldorf 1906) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1875/76.) 7 × 9½ in (17.7 × 24 cm).
Offer no. 14,392 / EUR 86. (c. US$ 104.) + shipping
Founder of the First Mastersinger School
Funeral of Frauenlob. The coffin of minnesinger Count Heinrich von Meissen, called Heinrich Frauenlob, carried by virgins. Wood engraving for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1875-76.) 5⅝ × 7⅜ in (14.2 × 18.7 cm).
Impression for the contempory Dutch edition. – Continuous text on both sides.
Offer no. 11,469 / sold
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