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~ Heinrich Lefler (1863-1919), Der Gevatter Tod (Godfather Death) by the Brothers Grimm. Part of a fairy tale calender published 1905 by Berger & Wirth, Leipzig.  'Then Death seized him so firmly with his ice-cold hand that he could not resist, and led him into an underground cavern. There the physician saw how thousands and thousands of candles were burning in endless rows, some large, others medium-sized, others small. Every instant some died out, and others were relit, so that the little…

‘Gevatter Tod / Godfather Death’ by the Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Heinrich Lefler. Part of a fairy tale calender published 1905 by Berger & Wirth, Leipzig

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Calender sheets for June depicting a summer festival framed by St. Virgil of Trient and St. Johnov of Suczawa by Heinrich Lefler and Josef Urban.

the Three Wise Men by Heinrich Lefler and Josef Urban. Published...

“We come bearing gifts of myrrh and gold…” Calender sheets for ‘January’ depicting the Three Wise Men by Heinrich Lefler and Josef Urban. Published 1899 as part of an Austrian calendar.

diagnosednostalgia: “  Heinrich Lefler Calendar - October (1899) ”

Art Nouveau illustrations of the months of the year, found in the 1898 issues of Kunst und Kunsthandwerk (Vienna). I do not know who the artist behind the illustrations are, unfortunately.

Kling-Klang Gloria--Deutsch Volks und Kinderlieder, 1921, illustrated Heinrich Lefler, Joseph Urban, author Waldimir Labler, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Kling-Klang Gloria--Deutsch Volks und Kinderlieder, 1921, illustrated Heinrich Lefler, Joseph Urban, author Waldimir Labler, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

'Schneewittchen/Snow White' by Heinrich Lefler. Part of a fairy tale calender published 1905 by Berger & Wirth, Leipzig.

'Schneewittchen / Snow White’ by the Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Heinrich Lefler & Joseph Urban. Part of a fairy tale calender published 1905 by Berger & Wirth, Leipzig.

Heinrich Lefler illustration for the fairy tale " Swineherd "

Art Nouveau illustrations for a 1904 German edition of Grimm’s fairytales, the story of ‘Marienkind’/ 'Mary's Child'. Illustrations by Heinrich Lefler and Joseph Urban

"East of the Sun and West of the Moon", illustrated by Kay Nielsen, 1924. http://www.pookpress.co.uk/project/kay-nielsen-biography/

"East of the Sun and West of the Moon", illustrated by Kay Nielsen, 1924. http://www.pookpress.co.uk/project/kay-nielsen-biography/

Heinrich Lefler Aus: Hans Christian Andersen: Die Prinzessin und der Schweinehirt, Wien 1897

The Princess and the Swineherd illustrated by Heinrich Lefler

Csoda Album’ - a fairytale collection illustrated by Heinrich Lefler and Josef Urban. Published 1911 in Budapest

Csoda Album’ - a fairytale collection illustrated by Heinrich Lefler and Josef Urban. Published 1911 in Budapest

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