Lot 770: Giuseppe Verdi

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:53:02

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Lot 770: Hand-addressed mailing envelope, 4.5 x 3.5, addressed by Verdi to a fellow composer, "Monseiur Victorin de Joncieres, Rue Castiglione, N. 10, Paris." Postmarked at Busseto, Italy, November 12, 1896. Includes Verdi's personal calling card imprinted with his name, with "p. p. c." penned in his hand in the lower right, meaning 'pour prendre conge' or 'to take leave'. Nicely double-matted and framed with a portrait to an overall size of 10.5 x 20. Light scattered soiling and a small tear to the left edge of the envelope, otherwise fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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