Lot 12
  • 12

Beethoven, Ludwig van

150,000 - 250,000 GBP
377,000 GBP
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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Unrecorded autograph sketch-leaf for the Fifth Piano Concerto in E flat major, op.73 (“Emperor”), dedicated to the Archduke Rudolf, containing themes and ideas for the main material of the first and last movements
2 pages (204 x 302mm.), fifteen staves per page, each numbered lightly in pencil in another hand, creased where folded by Beethoven, collector's folding box, trimmed, affecting a few notes on the top stave and the losing one stave at the bottom of the leaf (presumably blank), stencilled number "60", upper edge lightly restored [Vienna, late 1808-early 1809]