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    Sale 2394 | Lot 302
    Price Realized: $11,700With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2394 Lot 302

      TCHAIKOVSKY, PETER ILYICH. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, to librettist Paul Collin, in French: "to my colleague whose / condescension I greatly appreciate: / Mr. Paul Collin / P. Tchaikovsky / 17 March 88," cabinet card bust portrait by Bieber, showing him in 3/4 view. Inscribed in the image, at lower edge. 5 1/2x3 3/4 inches (image), 6 1/2x4 1/4 inches overall; faint abrasions to image at forehead, blind date stamp in image at lower right ("1888"; not affecting inscription). Np, 17 March 1888

      Estimate $6,000 - 9,000

      Paul Collin (1843-1915) was a French poet and translator, some of whose works were set by Tchaikovsky in 1888 as parts of the latter's Six French Songs, Op. 65.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $11,700