English Black Romantic. Idealized, kitschy representation of women at the beginning of the Victorian age in the spirit of Lord Byron.. The coronation of Victoria took place at Westminster Abbey on June 28, 1838.
THE PARISIAN LADY. FEMME COMME IL FAUT. By Honoré de Balzac, 1840.
The Burial of Atala. Francois Auguste Chateaubriand’s “Atala.”
Ghimney sweep. Germany 19th century. Romanticism, Biedermeier Era.
Atta Troll. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a narrative poem by Heinrich Heine. Atta Troll is one of the most virtuosic works Heines. German Romantic.
Students from Heidelberg, ca. 1840. Romantic era.
Postilion and Innkeeper from Baden, Germany. Around Kehl, ca. 1840.
Peasants from Baden, ca. 1840.
Don Manuel discovers Beatrice. The Bride of Messina by Friedrich Schiller.
A collection of Valentines ancient and modern. With illustrations, in colors, from drawings by Walter Crane and Kate Greenaway.