Biret, Idil. (b. 1941)

Signed Hand Tracing

Original outline of the Turkish pianist's right hand, traced in blue ink, boldly signed and dated May 11, 1958 on an album leaf titled "Forget-Me-Not." A very early signature from Biret, who signed at age 16 on the occasion of her first performance in Berlin. Note at the head reads (translated from the German): "The first appearance in Berlin in honor of the Turkish President Celal Boyar." Left edge rough and some light toning; overall in fine condition. 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25.7 cm). (15356)

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