Lot 736: Saverio Mercadante

RR Auction

2015-06-29 15:00:01


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Lot 736: Italian composer (1795–1870) best known as a predecessor to Giuseppe Verdi and for operas such as Il Giuramento and Orazi e Curiazi. Autograph musical manuscript, 13.25 x 9.75, two pages both sides, signed and inscribed at the conclusion in Italian and dated 1843. Mercadante pens a lengthy excerpt from his three-act opera "Il Reggente," writing the title at the top. In fine condition, with a central vertical fold with tiny edge separations and a bit of soiling. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453 Sunday, 17th May 2015 Estimate: $1500-2000
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