Lot 768: Highly important German composer and pianist (1810–1856) whose distinctively lyrical musical language, especially evident in his keyboard works and art songs, made him one of the central figures of the German Romantic tradition. ADS in German, signed "R. Schumann," one page, 6.25 x 3, November 2, 1839. Document confirming the receipt of five Saxonian thalers from Mr. Whessling. Affixed at the left edge to a larger card. In fine condition, with three vertical folds (one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the signature) and an irregularly trimmed top edge. From the collection of the German theologian Hermann Dembowski.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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