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Spanische Romanzen (creators Heinrich Heine and Hugo Steiner-Prag)

Description: Engraving by Hugo Steiner-Prag for Heinrich Heine’s romantic poem “Der Asra” published in a limited edition of Heine’s work “ Spanische Romanzen” (1921). The poem describes the encounter between the Sultan’s daughter and a young slave who belongs to the Asra, a tribe of slaves who die when they love.


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Creator: Steiner-Prag, Hugo, 1880-1945


Creator: Heine, Heinrich, 1797-1856


Object Origin: Berlin 1921


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Repository: Leo Baeck Institute, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011


Call Number: r (f) PT 2303 A3 S8


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Taken on August 15, 2010