Results 1 – 16 of L’uniforme et Les Armes Des Soldats Du Premier Empire, Volume 1 Only. by Liliane et Fred Funcken. Arms and Uniforms: The Age of Chivalry, Part 2. Fred Funcken, Liliane Funcken. Arms and Uniforms: The Age of Chivalry, Part 3. Liliane Funcken, Fred Funcken. Alibris has new & used books by Liliane And Fred Funcken, including hardcovers , softcovers, rare, out-of-print first editions, signed copies, and more.
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Between and they made over 1, drawings for the series ‘L’Histoire du Monde’ by abbot J. Accurate or not, they are still beautiful books, and collectors’ items in their own right.
They are olovely, with funcke that braid and lace, but I wonder how much is guesswork. This said, I do agree with Roly that they can’t be beat for nostalgia value.
They were written a long time ago late 60’s and back then a lot of the information that is now available just wasn’t available to Fred and Lilianne Funcken. If I remember right from some conversations with alot of people, the Lace Wars books are real close to being accurate. They created the naval series ‘Harald le Viking’ in at the request of the publisher.
Fred Funcken passed away in Brussels on 16 May at age 91, Liliane on 26 Septemberat age Ffuncken was very interesting when I was a kid, but I’ve kept it mainly out of sentiment or Boo,s let my kids have it.
Fred & Liliane Funcken
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They fell in love, married and started a life-long professional relationship. Then I double check other sources just to be sure. The Funckens also got some of the Prussian uniforms wrong, giving lapels to regiments which didn’t have any IR 35 being one and giving white smallclothes to regiments with straw yellow waistcoats and breeches. Sorry – only verified members can post on the forums.
For that only, they should be given credit even if more recent offerings have made them somewhat obsolete. Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. I have both the LAce Wars set, and the American armies set.
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Comic books original art from FUNCKEN Fred
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Both Fred as well as Liliane collaborated on stories and artwork to the point that their work is indistinguishable from one another. Thus the first two volumes of the series “Le costume et les armes des soldats de tous les temps”, vol. Le Chevallier Blanc – Sans peur et sans reproche Tintin, Final years and death The Funckens continued to work with Duval in the s and s. Their work is characterized by a realistic, precise style which gives their funkcen a classic touch.
I use them as a resource of last resort, or to confirm what I already know. I do remember my father saying that all the figures have the same nose.
The two Lace Wars books are actually decent efforts considering they were produced some 30 years ago.
I am specifically referring to the Hessian uniforms in the American volume. If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal.
I must say it confused me a bit then with the short captions of illustrations with no other details. Regarding the Funcken books in general, funckdn depends a lot on how old they are and how much ground they attempt to cover in just pages.
But I must say the Funcken book was a nice primer. For example, at loot. If you want to be sure about something consult other sources too.
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Ufncken cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer. I have the very battered two Funcken books on the Napoleonic Wars, they were my very first uniform reference books and the pages are covered in spots of paint from my beginning days as a figure painter to prove it.
Meanwhile, around the same time, Liliane Fuuncken worked as an executive secretary for the department store Innovation in Brussels.
Liliane co-wrote, inked and colorized her husband’s drawings, but occasionally illustrated too. It’s not really a matter of guesswork.
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