Belgian Composer, Eugene Ysaye AUTOGRAPH Photo

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 02, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House
For Auction:

An Original autographed newspaper clipping signed by

EUGÈNE YSAYE

Belgian violinist and composer, foremost figure of the Belgian Violin School

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This is an amazing item. You are looking at a newspaper clipping announcing a recital by Ysaye at Chicago's Orchestra Hall in 1905. The clipping features a large picture (5.5 inches by 4.5 inches, 14.5cm by 10.5cm) of Ysaye which is signed boldly in black fountain pen by Ysaye: "Souvenir / of E. Ysaye / 16 Jan. 1905." The clipping is mounted on an album page which has been removed from its original album and trimmed to 7.5 inches by 5.5 inches (19cm by 13cm). The clipping is also inscribed in a different hand "Presented to Dr Chas Hadden Parker 1905." above the caption.

This auction also includes a clipping of the review of the concert, as well as the original mailing envelope in which the autograph request was presumably returned by Ysaye. It appears to have been addressed in Ysaye's hand to its original owner "Mr. Dr. C. Hadden Parker" of Chicago. The envelope is postmarked January 16, 1905 -- this is the same date inscribed by Ysaye in his autograph. All in all, this is a beautiful item with remarkably complete documentation. THE AUTOGRAPH HAS EXPERIENCED VIRTUA
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