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Brahms, Johannes
CARTE-DE-VISITE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YOUNG COMPOSER, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED ON THE REVERSE ("HRN. DR. KRAUS IN FREUNDL. ERINNERUNG JOH BRAHMS.")
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Brahms, Johannes
CARTE-DE-VISITE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YOUNG COMPOSER, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED ON THE REVERSE ("HRN. DR. KRAUS IN FREUNDL. ERINNERUNG JOH BRAHMS.")
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Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part 1: Music

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Brahms, Johannes
CARTE-DE-VISITE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YOUNG COMPOSER, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED ON THE REVERSE ("HRN. DR. KRAUS IN FREUNDL. ERINNERUNG JOH BRAHMS.")
by Jean Baptiste Feilner of Bremen, inscribed by the composer in brown ink on the reverse

overall size 10 x 6.2cm, no place or date [c. 1868], minute loss to upper right-hand corner of photographic surface, restored in pencil, not affecting image, a few tiny scratches


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Literature

Cf. No. 10172 in the iconography catalogue of the Brahms-Institut, Lübeck; TNG, iv, p.185

Catalogue Note

Probably taken around the first performance of the German Requiem Op.45 in Bremen on 10 April 1868, the work which first established Brahms’s reputation as a major composer. For this image, please see inside front cover. 

Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part 1: Music

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