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Price Realized: $10,000 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Sale 2333 Lot 153
"IF YOU SHOULD MEET AT [CARL] CZERNY'S..." BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript, unsigned, fragment of a note to an unnamed recipient, in German, 29 words written on a slip of paper. One side reads: ". . . procured and . . . . If you should meet at Czerny's at the time of this Gian-- . . . ." The verso: ". . . persons dine at my premises, also if the purchases made this impossible or that I alone attend, then . . . ." 1 1/2x4 1/2 inches, written on the recto and verso of a slip of paper; all edges trimmed irregularly truncating several words. Np, nd
Estimate $8,000 - 12,000
Provenance: Sotheby's, 27 October 1980, lot 6; Mary A. Benjamin, 1981.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $10,000