10-30-2016 10-30-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2950B Boston
October 30, 2016 11:00 AMCalender
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Musicians and Performers, Three Pieces Signed by Enrico Caruso (1873-1921), Luisa Tetrazzini (1871-1940) and Charles-Valentin Alkan (18

$1,169$950
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2950B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Musicians and Performers, Three Pieces Signed by Enrico Caruso (1873-1921), Luisa Tetrazzini (1871-1940) and Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-1888). Picture postcard with a black-and-white bust-length portrait of Caruso and a message in his hand on the verso, 6 March 1911, thanking well wishers for inquiring after him, the postcard from the Palace Studios in Atlantic City, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.; full-length portrait postcard of Tetrazzini signed on the image in 1916, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.; [and] and the title sheet for Alkan's piece, Rondeau Chromatique composed for the Societe des Enfans d'Apollon, from a London edition of the work, signed by Alkan with a dedication to Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann (1785-1853) in the top right corner, the sheet toned, signature faded, 13 x 10 in. (3)
Estimate $250-350


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Keywords

Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, London, Atlantic City