Nov 01, 2016 - Sale 2428

Sale 2428 - Lot 218

Price Realized: $ 390
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
MEDTNER, NIKOLAI. Two items: Photograph Signed and Inscribed, to pianist Josef Hofmann * Autograph Letter Signed, to "Dear Dr. Roth." The photograph, "Mr. Josef Hofmann / from his sincerest admirer," in German, seated 1/2-length portrait, showing him holding cigarette while looking into camera. Inscribed on the mount below the image. 5 1/4x4 inches (image), 10x6 3/4 inches overall. The letter, in English, requesting confirmation that he plans to publish Medtner's piano music and hoping to meet. 1 page, 4to, personal stationery; ink received stamp at lower right recto, folds. Np, [1896?]; "Golders Green" [London], 12 June 1948