Sale 2461 - Lot 165
Price Realized: $ 812
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Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
GOUNOD, CHARLES. Two items, each Signed, "Ch. Gounod": Autograph Musical Quotation Inscribed * Autograph Letter. The quotation, to "Mr. Nadar," 7 bars from an unnamed work, notated on a two-stave system, with holograph instrument labels and tempo directive. 1 page, 5 1/2x11 1/2 inches; faint scattered foxing. The letter, to "Dear child," in French, reporting when he leaves for Brussels, arranging a meeting at which they could continue working, and, in a postscript, noting that Jean is doing better. 1 page, 8vo; faint staining at right edge, faint uneven toning at lower edge, folds. Np, May 1856; Paris, "Friday Night"
From the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection.