Wendish Peasant Girl (Spreewald)Wendish Peasant Girl (Spreewald)

Wendish Peasant Girl in Working + Sunday-Dress from the Spreewald. Standing in the boat and poling and in church resp. 2 sheet. Colored woodcuts after Adolf Burger (Warsaw 1833 – Berlin 1876). C. 1878. Inscribed: X. A. Hopp Leipsic / Adolf Burger, otherwise as above. 7⅞ × 5⅛ in (20 × 13 cm).

From Lipperheide Ad 46. – LEAVES FOR COSTUME KNOWLEDGE N.S. 95-96. – Burger was pupil of Carl Steffeck and “specialized in the depiction of the life of the Sorbs foremost in the Spreewald” (Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon XV, 1997, p. 200).

Offer no. 6,016 | EUR 98. (c. US$ 118.) + shipping

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