Sketchleaf for König Stephan, Opus 117

Sketchleaf for König Stephan, Opus 117. 1 leaf (2 written p.), ca. 9 1/8 x 12 5/8 in., written in ink and pencil, 16 stave paper, originally from the sketchbook of 1810-1811 but not listed in Johnson/Tyson/Winter, p. 206, and not recorded in Albrecht of LvBWV, containing sketches for for the first movement chorus, “Ruhend von seinen Thaten."

 

Item Information
Material Type: 
Sketchleaf
Record Number: 
Sk44
Creator: 
Beethoven
Works: 
Opus 117
Previous Owners: 
William Künzel; Fred M. Steele
Provenance: 
William Künzel, Leipzig, before 1886; Fred M. Steele, Chicago; sold by heirs
Auction Information
Auction House: 
Butterscotch Auction Gallery
Lot Number: 
294
Bibliographical Reference: 

Johnson/Tyson/Winter, The Beethoven Sketchbooks, p. 201-206; Beethoven Journal v. 30, no. 2 (Winter 2015), p. 82.

Date of Sale: 
11/22/2015
Seller: 
heirs of Fred M. Steele, Chicago
Pricing Information
Treasures Tracking: 
Manuscript
Estimate Price: 
$50000-100000
Sale Price: 
$120000
Sale Price in U.S Currency: 
$120000