Sketchleaf for Opus 68 and Opus 70, no. 1

Autograph sketchleaf for the Sixth Symphony, Opus 68, and the Piano Trio, Opus 70, no. 1, with short drafts for a “Sonata in E major.” 2 p., oblong quarto (ca. 230 x 300 mm.), 16 staves, watermark KotenSchlos, paginated “115,” notated in brown ink on 9 staves.

Item Information
Material Type: 
Sketchleaf
Record Number: 
Sk26
Works: 
Opus 68; Opus 70, no. 1
Previous Owners: 
Ludwig Landsberg, Countesse de Rayneval
Provenance: 
Landsberg 10, pp. 115/116; missing leaf “A” once part of the Pastoral Symphony sketchbook acquired by Anton Gräffer at Beethoven’s estate auction in 1827 ; given by Landsberg between 1851-1857 to the Countesse de Rayneval, wife of the ambassador of France to Rome.
Catalog Concordance: 
Tyson, “A reconstruction of the Pastoral Symphony Sketchbook,” Beethoven Studies 1 (1974), pp. 67-96; J/T/W, p. ?
Auction Information
Auction House: 
Piasa
Lot Number: 
12
Bibliographical Reference: 

BJ index 1996-2005

Date of Sale: 
05/15/2001
Sold to: 
unknown
Pricing Information
Treasures Tracking: 
Manuscript
Estimate Price: 
300,000 FF
Sale Price: 
470000 FF
Sale Price in U.S Currency: 
$63168