Lot 573: Wilhelm Furtwangler

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-02-24 15:26:06

Lot 573: Superb glossy 5 x 7 photo of the conductor in a distinguished head-and-shoulders pose, affixed to an 8.25 x 11.25 mount, signed and inscribed on the mount in fountain pen to a noted Swiss cellist and composer (translated), "To Mr. Antonio Tusa, as a remembrance of our beautiful music-making together in Lucerne 1944, Wilhelm Furtwangler." In fine condition, with a fleck of surface loss touching the start of the inscription and one corner of the photo detached from the mount. Furtwangler appeared at the 1944 Lucerne Festival, where he conducted works by Beethoven, Brahms, Wagner, and Richard Strauss. A fine association piece. RR Auction's Fine Autographs And Artifacts Auction 471 Wednesday, 9th March 2016 Estimate: $600-800
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