Mar 22, 2018 - Sale 2470

Sale 2470 - Lot 82

Price Realized: $ 3,380
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(SCIENTISTS.) OPPENHEIMER, JULIUS ROBERT. Autograph Quotation Signed and Inscribed, "Robert Oppenheimer / to Alfred Eisenstadt," the last four lines of "Love's Growth," by the 17th-century English poet, John Donne. 1/2 page, 8vo. Np, 2 June 1954

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"As princes do in times of action get / new taxes, & remit them not / in peace / no winter shall abate / this spring's increase."
In 1947, Alfred Eisenstaedt created a series of photographic portraits of Oppenheimer and Albert Einstein at the Institute for Advanced study in Princeton, NJ.