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Letter from Margravine Emilia von Sachsen

 
Letter from Margravine Emilia von Sachsen by VON SACHSEN, Emilia; Markgrafin zu Brandenburg (1580)

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Author: VON SACHSEN, Emilia; Markgrafin zu Brandenburg
Title: Letter from Margravine Emilia von Sachsen, Margravine of Brandenburg
 
Year: 1580
Publisher: Unpubliished
Place: Brandenburg
Dust Jacket: No
Signed: No
 
Price: £350
 
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Manuscript letter from Emilia von Sachsen, the subject of a Lucas Cranach portrait and third wife of Margrave George the Pious of Brandenburg-Ansbach. Written on the first and last pages of a four page bifolium, castellated watermark, the text runs to about 30 lines and concerns the Markgravine's decision to waive the rent on a house in the town inhabited by her servant Christoff Kaisse. The paper has been almost invisibly laid down on silk and is in very good condition apart from browning and old folds. The Margrave signs herself with the spelling 'Emilia'; she was her husband's third wife - both were painted by Lucas Cranach and early adopters of Lutheranism. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this book.
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