Lot 4
  • 4

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Estimate
150,000 - 200,000 GBP
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143,750 GBP
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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Autograph manuscript of the "Allegretto" in B minor for string quartet WoO 210, composed for an English visitor to Vienna in 1817
the complete piece twenty-three bars long, a fair copy notated in dark brown ink, on four systems of four staves each, with a contemporary attestation written at the bottom of the page ("composed &written by Beethoven himself November 29th 1817 at Vienna.")

1 page, oblong 4to (c.24 x 30.5cm), 16-stave paper, watermark letter "K" in lower corner of integral blank, uncut, [Vienna], 29 November 1817, foxing, creasing along folds,

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