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Florentine Woman. Fifteenth Century

Florentine Woman. Fifteenth Century. Standing, turned right. Colored wood engraving after August von Heyden (Breslau 1827 – Berlin 1897). (1876.) 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 26. – 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 ”

(Boetticher).

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„ mein Besuch gestern in Padingbüttel hat mir Freude bereitet. Die bei dieser Gelegenheit erworbenen (Ridinger-)Blätter sind eine Bereicherung meiner Sammlung. Ich beginne nunmehr mit der Erfassung in meiner Datenbank und bitte Sie, mir eine möglichst hoch auflösende Bilddatei der Eisbären zusenden. Vielen Dank “

(Herr M. T., 26. März 2014)