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Fromentin, Eugène. Die alten Meister. (The Old Masters.) (Belgium – Holland.) From the French by Ernst Ludwig Schellenberg. 6th-10th thousands. With 40 plates. Potsdam, Kiepenheuer, 1919. 368 pp. Orig. half cloth.
The classical work constantly famous in the Anglo-Saxon world and in France, “published in Germany first in 1876, translated twice and then forgotten” (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung). Crowning Fromentin’s life work with Rubens + Rembrandt as the fixed stars. The translation reflecting the grandeur of the language. – Last quire partly broken.
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