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ALS to Antonie Brentano

Autograph letter signed “Ludwig van Beethoven” to Antonie Brentano, Vienna, Feb. 6, 1816. 3 p., quarto, integral autograph address leaf, with address in German and other information in French, with light impression of ownership stamp of Bettina Brentano (”BB”) beneath Beethoven’s signature sold with engraving of Beethoven by Höfel after Letronne, Vienna: Artaria, 1814, with inscription to Antonie Brentano.
Item Information
Material Type
Letter from Beethoven
Record Number
Lf2
Previous Owners
Brentano descendant
Provenance
Brentano family
Catalog Concordance
Anderson L607; Brandenburg no. 897
Auction Information
Auction House
Sotheby's (London)
Lot Number
4
Bibliographical Reference
BJ auction index 1985-1995
Date of Sale
5/9/1985
Sender
Ludwig van Beethoven
Recipients
Antonie Brentano
Sold to
Private collector location unknown
Pricing Information
Treasures Tracking
Manuscript
Estimate Price
20,000-30,000 GBP
Sale Price
55000 GBP
Sale Price in U.S Currency
$70950.00