Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 241

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
HEINE, HEINRICH. Two items: Autograph Endorsement Signed * Fragment of an Autograph Letter, unsigned. The endorsement, "Good for six hundred marc banco / Heinrich Heine / 50 rue d'Amsterdam," in German, at lower right, on a bill of exchange for 600 Marc Banco to be paid in one month to the Rothschild brothers. The bill of exchange, a manuscript document, in German, with "Angenommen / Hofmann & Campe" written vertically, in unknown hand. 4 1/4x10 1/2 inches; transfer signatures on verso, minor scattered soiling, folds. The fragment, to Adolf Fritz Hvass, acknowledging receipt of 500 francs. 1 page, 3 1/4x8 inches; salutation excised, trimmed at lower edge, mounted to a larger sheet. [Paris, 15 January 1849]; Paris, 13 April 1837

Additional Details

The letter fragment, published in Heinrich Heine Säkularausgabe. Band 21, Briefe 1831-1841. Ed. Fritz H. Eisner. Berlin and Paris, 1970, No. 632.