Lübeck Patrician Woman. End of the XVth Century

Lübeck Patrician Woman. End of the XVth Century. In great attire to the left before woody scenery, the left with plenty rings. Colored wood engraving after August von Heyden (Breslau 1827 – Berlin 1897). (1881.) Inscribed: AvonHeyden, otherwise in German as above & below. 7⅝ × 4½ in (19.5 × 11.5 cm).

Lipperheide Ad 46. – SHEETS FOR COSTUME KNOWLEDGE NEW SERIES 130. – 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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