Lot 760: Jacques Offenbach

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-29 11:34:55

Lot 760: French composer (1819-1880) best known for his popular stage works, most notably Orpheus in the Underworld (including the famous 'Can-Can') and The Tales of Hoffmann. Uncommon 4.25 x 6.5 cabinet photo of Offenbach wearing his spectacles, signed and inscribed across the top in black ink, "A Lorenz Gedon, Souvenir de Jacques Offenbach, Paris 18 Mai 78." Published by J. M. Mora of New York. In very good condition, with a heavy crease to the upper right corner (affecting a couple letters of his last name), and moderate scattered soiling. RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts Friday, 23rd October 2015 Estimate: $800-1200
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