Oct 27, 2022 - Sale 2619

Sale 2619 - Lot 96

Price Realized: $ 4,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
"FUNNY FACE" GERSHWIN, GEORGE. Autograph Musical Manuscript Signed and Inscribed, "Sincerely," sketch of the opening 30 bars of "Funny Face" from the musical of the same name, in pencil. The music, notated on 5 printed staves. Title and description written in upper margin are in unknown hand. On verso are 17 bars from draft of a work entitled "3rd St and Sardinia[?]" for violin and viola notated in unknown hand. 6 3/4x10 1/2 inches, faint marginal discoloration from prior matting, remnants of cello tape mounting at all edges verso. [Atlantic City, October 1927]