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    Sale 2502 | Lot 220
    Price Realized: $6,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2502 Lot 220

      HÖLDERLIN, FRIEDRICH. Autograph Manuscript, unsigned, 7 lines quoting a stanza from Michael Denis's Ossians und Sineds Lieder, in German. A holograph attestation is additionally Signed by poet Eduard Mörike, in the third person within the text, below the quotation, in German: "Friedrich Hölderlin's handwriting. Authenticity [certified by] Dr. Eduard Mörike." 1/2 page, 8x6 1/2 inches; faint scattered staining, marginal discoloration from prior matting, folds, remnants of hinging at upper edge verso. Np, nd

      Estimate $10,000 - 15,000

      "If an weaker corrupter appears / and brings an unperfected song to the people / but does it modestly, without boasting, go / easy on him; do not berate him! He meant / well. He tried. / Ossian's and Sined's Songs / Volume Four, page 103."


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,500