Lot 659: Exceptionally bold ink signature in German (translated), "In remembrance of our beautiful life in Baden-Baden, Ivan Turgenev, 9 May 1881, B-B.," on an off-white 7.25 x 4.25 album page affixed to a larger off-white card. In fine condition. Turgenev split his time between Baden-Baden and Paris for most of the last two decades of his life, and drew inspiration from the German resort town as the setting of his 1867 novel Smoke.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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