Large photograph signed and inscribed on the mount ("Giacomo Puccini"), to Sybil Seligmann
"Alla cara e fedele amica Sybil, affettuosamente GiacomoPuccini, Torre del Lago, Nov: 1920", an atmospheric study of the composer in a 3-piece suit and a fedora
c.30.5 x 22.5cm. by Atelier Foka of Vienna, blind stamp and pencil inscription to mount ("Atelier Foka Wien II/ 1920", some creasing and foxing to the mount
This photograph is reproduced in Vincent Seligman, Puccini Among Friends (1938), facing p.320 (“After the Trittico at Covent Garden (1920)”).
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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