Lot 185
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GRIEG, EDVARD. FINE CABINET PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED IN BLACK INK

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2,000 - 3,000 USD
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Description

  • Fine cabinet photograph signed in black ink, “Edvard Grieg”
showing the tousled, grey-haired composer, full face, staring defiantly, with elaborate bow-tie, suit, pocket watch and chain, by “Atelier Perscheid Inh.Fritz Reinhard” 6 1/2 x 41/2 inches, Leipzig, [?c1906]

Catalogue Note

Grieg had a long association with Leipzig. He studied at the Conservatory when he was fifteen years old and later was a frequent visitor to the city. He was a friend of the publisher Henri Hinrichsen who published much of Grieg’s music.
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