Umrisse zu Schiller's Lied von der Glocke
Illustrations to Schiller's Song of the Bell
Illustrated by Friedrich August Moritz Retzsch (German, 1779–1857), Text by Friedrich Schiller (German, 1759–1805), Publisher J. G. Cotta (German, 19th century), Publisher D. Appleton and Company (American, 19th century), Publisher William Radde (American, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Stuttgart, Germany; Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA
Overall (in portfolio): 35.2 x 28.8 x 2.2 cm (13 7/8 x 11 5/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 43 etchings
Not On View
(Stuttgart: Cottaschen Buchhandlung, and New York: D. Appleton & Co., and Wm. Radde, 1857) Folio; 12 pp. (twice, one German, one English), plus 43 plates; original publisher’s gilt-stamped dark blue cloth portfolio (faded).
Illustrations to Schiller’s poem.
Stuttgart: Cottaschen Buchhandlung, and New York: D. Appleton & Co., and Wm. Radde, 1857
Mrs. James T. Fields, MA; by whom bequeathed to MFA, October 10, 1940.
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. James T. Fields