Category Archives: German

George Frederick Handel (Georg Friedrich Haendel) 1685-1759

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Born in Saxony, Handel moved to London in 1712 from the court in Hanover. By 1714 he found himself working for his old master, now George I, for whom he composed the Water Music in 1717. For the next fifty years Handel poured out opera, oratorios and concertos. His Messiah, first performed in Dublin in 1742, was a national institution within his lifetime.

Artist: John Goldar

Size 17 x 10 cms

Price £SOLD

Ref: 3113

Peter the Wild Boy 1713-1785

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Peter was found in the Hertswold Forest by a party of hunters led by George I while on a visit to his Hanover homeland and brought to Great Britain in 1726 by order of his daughter Caroline of Ansbach Princess of Wales.

Artist: published by John Hinton,

Size 16 x 9 cms

Price £10.00

Ref: 3102

Victor I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym

German prince of the House of Ascania who belonged to a cadet branch of the princely house of Anhalt-Bernburg. Through his mother, he inherited the County of Holzappel and Lordship of Schaumburg and founded the cadet branch of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym.

Subject gender: Male
Artist: Syang

Size 30 x 18 cms

Price £28.00

Ref: 3042

Martin Luther 1483-1546

Martin Luther OSA was a German monk, Catholic priest, professor of theology and seminal figure of a reform movement in 16th century Christianity, subsequently known as the Protestant Reformation.
Subject gender: Male
Artist: Stobert

Size 15 x 24 cms

Price £18.00

Ref: 3036

Henry Hammermeister 1799-1860

Hammermeister began his stage career as an opera singer in 1823 at the Schwerin Court Theater . From 1824 to 1828 he was at the Braunschweig Court Theater . In 1828 he went to the then newly formed Hoftheater Leipzig . Here he became known in operas composed by Heinrich Marschner , initially in 1828 in The Vampyr . In Marschner’s opera Der Templer and der Jüdin , premiered in 1829 , Hammermeister sang the Templar, a role that Marschner had written for him. Here Richard Wagner also heard him , who was impressed by him. From 1832 to 1835 he worked at the Royal Opera in Berlin, here too, Marschner’s Templar was performed with him in the leading role. From 1835 to 1840 Hammermeister was engaged at the Hamburg City Theater.

Artist: Kitzeron

Size 36 x 25 cms

Price £28.00

Ref: 3037

Frederick William 1620-1688 Elector of Brandenburg

Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia, thus ruler of Brandenburg-Prussia, from 1640 until his death in 1688. A member of the House of Hohenzollern, he is popularly known as “the Great Elector” because of his military and political achievements
Size 8 x 13 cms
Price £14.00

Ref:2386

Count Johann von Werth

Count Johann von Werth (1591 – 16 January 1652), also Jan von Werth or in French Jean de Werth, was a German general of cavalry in the Thirty Years’ War

Size 8 x 13 cms
Price £14.00

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