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European Composers and Musicians, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Carte-de-visites and Photographs, Some Signed.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

European Composers and Musicians, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Carte-de-visites and Photographs, Some Signed.
Signed photographic portraits of: Vincent D'Indy, Pietro Massagni, Anton Webern, and Gustave Charpentier; eighteen unsigned carte-de-visites Offenbach, Joachim, Verdi, Gounod, Rossini, Wagner and others, 4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.; eight photographs of Brahms mounted on card, ranging in size from 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. to 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; large carte-de-visites of Bizet and Liszt, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. each; and two 8 x 10 in. photos of Prokofiev and Wagner.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

4 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. cartes de visite, unsigned: Liszt; Bizet; Brahms in a group; Brahms deceased; Brahms portrait (2)
Four smaller photographs of Brahms mounted on card
Unsigned cards, 4 x 2 1/2 in.: Verdi; Meyerbeer; Friedrich von Flotow; Niels Gade; Felicien David; Halevy; Charles Gounod (4); Wagner; Joseph Joachim; Daniel Auber; Pablo de Sarasate; Rossini; Offenbach; and two of a young unidentified man.


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Anton Webern, Gustave Charpentier, Pietro Massagni, Vincent D'Indy

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