Lot 765: Handsome matte-finish 10 x 12 photo of the great conductor with his arms crossed, signed and inscribed in the wide lower border in fountain pen, "To my dear Max Nickell, Remembrance of Arturo Toscanini, New York, 1 April 1921." In fine condition, with light creases and some scattered surface nicks and dings. Nickell was a drummer who played under John Philip Sousa and with several renowned symphony orchestras, and was once once described by Toscanini as 'the world's greatest drummer.'
RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts
Friday, 23rd October 2015
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