Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 127

Price Realized: $ 20,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 30,000 - $ 40,000
TWO NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS: PHYSICS MEETS LITERATURE (SCIENTISTS.) EINSTEIN, ALBERT; AND RABINDRANATH TAGORE. Photograph Signed, by both, additionally dated by Einstein, half-length portrait by Martin Vos showing the two in conversation. Signed in the image, above the relevant portrait. Additionally signed by the photographer at lower right. 8x10 inches; some creases and cracking to emulsion at corners (not affecting signatures), short closed tear at lower edge, remnants of mounting at upper and lower edges verso. Np, 1931

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In the summer of 1930, Einstein and Tagore met on two occasions to discuss the nature of truth. The content of their discussion is published in an appendix to Tagore's Religion of Man, 1931.