Lot 587: Fantastic ADS in French, one page, 7.5 x 10, May 26, 1845. Superlative autograph document in which Mendelssohn sells "the property of my Oeuvre 67 (Book of Six Romances sans Paroles for solo Piano) for Italy to Mr. G. Ricordi of Milan." In fine condition, with central vertical and horizontal folds, expected document wear, and a faint stain below the last name in his signature. Composed between 1842 and 1844, Mendelssohn dedicated his Op. 62 to the distinguished pianist Clara Schumann.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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