Lot 579: Opera Singers

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-02-24 15:26:08

Lot 579: Five photos: one vintage pearl-finish 6.75 x 9.25 photo of Aureliano Pertile in Otello, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, and dated October 1941; one vintage 6 x 9 composite program photo of artists of the San Francisco Opera Company, signed in fountain pen by Jussi Bjoerling, Bidu Sayao, and Ezio Pinza; one vintage 3.5 x 5.5 cardstock photo of Kurt Bohme in costume, captioned in his hand in fountain pen, "Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau," with an ALS in German on the reverse about opera performances; one vintage 4 x 5.75 postcard photo of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau in costume as Mandryka, signed in blue ink in the lower border, with an ALS in German on the reverse; and one vintage glossy 6.5 x 8.5 publicity photo of Gino Bechi, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, and dated May 31, 1939. In very good to fine condition, with scattered creases, foxing, and soiling to the two larger photos. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope for the Bohme photo. RR Auction's Fine Autographs And Artifacts Auction 471 Wednesday, 9th March 2016 Estimate: $200-400
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