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Ludwig Emil Grimm, graphic works

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The engraver Carl Ernst Christoph Hess; a memorable image of a craftsman at work. Ludwig Emil Grimm was the younger brother of the Jakob and Wilhelm, 'the brothers Grimm', and a most appealing artist, notable for his detailed studies from nature, c.f.
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Gunda von Savigny, the wife of the great jurist Friedrich Carl von Savigny; she was a sister of Clemens and Bettina Brentano, and granddaughter of Sophie von La Roche. This etching from 1856 is a reworking of the image below, dating to 1809.

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The original etching from 1809, made from life; I think I prefer it to the later one.

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Carl Friedrich von Savigny, hard at work in the same year. Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm had studied under him at Marburg University, and there were thus close links between the two families.

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Woman sewing by the window, pen drawing, 1826.

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Studies of a woman at prayer.

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The artist's wife Marie plaiting her hair.
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