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Persian Army Commander

Persian Army Commander. XVth Century. In rich costume with the attributes of his profession. Colored woodcut after Alois Greil (Linz 1841 – Vienna 1902). C. 1877/84. Inscribed: A. Greil (18)77, otherwise as above. 8⅞ × 4¾ in (22.5 × 12 cm).

From Lipperheide Ad 46. – LEAVES OF COSTUME KNOWLEDGE, N.S. 73. – “Of not unessential importance finally is G.’s activity as draughtsman for woodcuts …” (Thieme-Becker XIV, 1921, pp. 584 f.). – Name stamp verso upper left.

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