Oct 22, 2015 - Sale 2394

Sale 2394 - Lot 303

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
WRITTEN IN THE YEAR OF HIS DEATH TCHAIKOVSKY, PETER ILYICH. Autograph Note Signed, "P. Tchaikovs[k]y," to Danish pianist Frits Hartvigson, in German, on a postcard, explaining that his evenings are already committed and hoping to meet the following week. Addressed on verso in an unknown hand. 1 page, oblong 12mo; faint scattered soiling, halfpenny cancellation ink stamp on verso at upper right. London, 3 June 1893 [from postmark]

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"Neither today nor tomorrow can I possibly spend time with you in the evening. Tonight I am to have supper at the Russian Embassy, tomorrow with De Munk. Well, hopefully we'll see each other the following week! . . ."