French Lady. XVth Century. Standing to the right & to the left. The latter with rose in the extended right, while the left rests on the head of a unicorn. 2 sheet. Colored wood engravings by Friedrich Leonhard Meyer (b. Brunswick 1842) after August von Heyden (Breslau 1827 – Berlin 1897). (1887.) Inscribed: AvonHeyden / F. L. Meyer sc., otherwise in German as above & below. 8½ × 4⅞ in (21.5 × 12.5 cm).
Lipperheide Ad 46. – SHEETS FOR COSTUME KNOWLEDGE NEW SERIES 180 & 190. – Charming in them turning at each other. – 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 ”
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“ I am pleased to inform you that I received the book in good order and it is very beautiful, I have looked at it now many times and it is very useful for my studies. ”
(Mevr. E. E., June 29, 2002)