Lot 169
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BRAHMS, JOHANNES. FINE CABINET PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "WIEN JOHANNES BRAHMS 1 JAN: 86"

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7,000 - 10,000 USD
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Description

  • Fine cabinet photograph signed and inscribed “Wien Johannes Brahms 1 Jan: 86”
showing the bearded composer, three-quarter face, wearing a suit with watch and chain E.Kozics of Pressburg, 6 1/2 x 4 inches

Catalogue Note

This handsome portrait was taken in Pressburg, then part of Hungary, known locally as Pozsony, now Bratislava, capital of Slovakia. Brahms visited the city frequently, performing as a conductor and pianist.
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