Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Attractive postcard photograph of a bust portrait sculpture of the German Romantic composer, signed and inscribed August 23, 1912 "In hÃ¶flicher Erwiderung Ihrer freundlichen Zeilen vom 27. Febr" ("As a polite reply to your kind lines of Feb 27") with a 4-bar Autograph Musical Quotation possibly from his HÃ¤nsel und Gretel. Light silvering around the edges, small impression from a postal cancelation upper right corner, otherwise fine. Nicely matted and set in a gilt wood frame to 23 x 26 cm. Richard Strauss, who conducted the opera's 1893 premiere, called it "a masterpiece of the highest qualityâ¦ all of it original, new, and so authentically German." (Inventory #: 8844)
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