Florentine, Distinguished. Middle of the XVth Century. Walking busily to the left with extended right & fish in the left. Colored wood engraving after August von Heyden (Breslau 1827 – Berlin 1897). (1876.) Inscribed: AvonHeyden, otherwise in German as above & below. 7⅞ × 4¾ in (20 × 12 cm).
Lipperheide Ad 46. – SHEETS FOR COSTUME KNOWLEDGE NEW SERIES 69. – 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 ”
Offer no. 6,372 / EUR 50. (c. US$ 60.) + shipping
– The same with slight fold trace in the left white lateral margin and strengthened outer edge of the right one.
Offer no. 15,365 / EUR 45. (c. US$ 54.) + shipping
“ … and I wish to thank you for packing it so carefully … ”
(Mr. P. M., August 28, 2003)