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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

Count Heinrich Mathias of Thurn-Valsassina 1567-1633

Oposed the election of Ferdinand as H.R.E. Ferdinand responded trying to oust Thurn as Burggraf, within the framework of other anti-Protestant measures. Thurn then incited the Bohemians to rebel, this led to the defenestration of Prague 1618 Subject gender: Male

Size 20 x 12 cms

Price £18.00

Ref: 3045

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

George, Baron von Arnheim 1581-164

Arnheim, or Arnim, George, Baron von, born in 1581. A distinguished general and politician who took part in the Thirty Years’ War, serving successively under Gustavus Adolphus, Wallenstein, and the Elector of Saxony. After gaining the decisive victory of Liegnitz (1634) he retired to his estates, but was seized and imprisoned by the King of Sweden; he escaped, but died soon after. Died, 1641

Subject gender: Male

Size 15 x 11 cms

Price £18.00

Ref: 3038

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