Sale 2461 - Lot 189
Price Realized: $ 4,000
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Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
RAVEL, MAURICE. Two items: Autograph Musical Quotation Signed * Autograph Letter Signed. The quotation, 3 bars from his Chansons madécasses, notated on a two-stave system, with holograph title, lyrics, tempo directive and instrument labels. 3 1/2x9 1/2 inches, 6 printed staves on recto; vertical fold. The letter, to an unnamed recipient ("My friend"), in French, stating that he received his note when leaving Geneva and mentioning two places he might be when he returns at Christmastime. 1 page, 8vo, with integral blank, "Hotel D'Athènes" stationery; short closed tear at upper edge, even toning overall, horizontal fold. Both matted together with a commemorative medallion and framed. Np, nd; Paris, 15 December 1928
From the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection.