CDV Royalty Germany Mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria 1864
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Sold Date: 11/16/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Fine Art
ORDINARY-LIGHTVintage Photography Photographer: Albert Location: Germany
Condition & Surface: Very Good, back bears extra paste down marks and thicker mount due to being trimmed from a ragged album page. Some minor foxing.
Condition of Mount: Good, pale, some light soils
Tonal Range 1-10 (5 being Average): 3Format : CDV Other :
Ludwig Friedrich Wilhelm II, King of Bavaria ( August 25 , 1845 - June 13 , 1886 ) was king of Bavaria from 1864 until shortly before his death. His nicknames include "der Märchenkönig" ("the Fairy tale King") in German and the " Swan King" in English , but Ludwig is perhaps best known today as the "Mad King".Ludwig's eccentric nature and the mysterious circumstances of his death have attracted the interest of modern history buffs and conspiracy fans. Ludwig's sanity, or lack tof, was a hotly disputed issue near the end of his life, and continues to be a subject of speculation among historians.  Ludwig's legacy is also intertwined with the history of art and architecture, as he was the patron of the composer Richard Wagner and personally commissioned the construction of several extravagant fantasy castles (the most famous being Neuschwanstein ). Payment & Shipping For our overseas buyers we prefer Paypal, but if paypal is not working for us for some reason or another, payment must be made by another method. We can accept payments in almost every other way. including US * checks, money orders and bank transfers (a fee of $10.00 will apply). For our UK buyers we prefer to be paid via UK check. We usually will invoice you within 24 hours after the action ends with the total price including shipping & handling. In our invoice we will give you the option to insure/track your photograph for an additional fee . Please note that we assume no responsibility for any lost or damaged item should you decide not to insure/track your item. Insurance is, however, obligatory for items sold over 150.00 USD. Note We Ship Every 5-7 days after payment is received, Please Take This into Consideration when you bid. *US checks will take approx. 2-3 weeks to clear as we have to send checks to our US account from London! If you wish to pay by US check we kindly would like to ask you to take this into consideration!
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