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Morlachian Girl (Bridal Costume) from Istria

Morlachian Girl (Bridal Costume) from Istria. Going to the left at the poor Adriatic shore. On the water sail. Colored woodcut after August von Heyden (Breslau 1827 – Berlin 1897) at Hugo Kaeseberg. C. 1881. Inscribed: AvonHeyden / HKbg. X I, otherwise as above. 8½ × 4¾ in (21.7 × 12.1 cm).

From Lipperheide Ad 46. – LEAVES FOR COSTUME KNOWLEDGE, N.S. 80. – 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).

Offer no. 6,405 / EUR  40. (c. US$ 48.) + shipping


“ I am very late to thank you for your kind and detailed e-mail of Sept. 21. – We are back in the US since early Oct. and are catching up with privat and business matters.

The visit with you was a pleasure and so nice to meet you in person … The advise and first pass evaluation you gave us were realistic and appreciated … ”

(Mr. + Mrs. N. Sch., November 6, 2009)