Liszt, Franz. (1811–1886) [Busoni, Ferruccio. (1866–1924)]

1842 Portrait of Liszt from the Collection of Busoni

A remarkable association item linking two of the greatest of all pianist-composers in history. An original portrait lithograph of Liszt by Carl Mittag [engraved by Kruger] with a facsimile AMQS on the mount. 35 x 25 cm. Framed and from the collection of Ferrucio Busoni. The portrait appeared in the Berline Figaro issue of 1842, Nr. 42 with the title "Liszt's Porträt." Wurzbach 15, 269f.

Provenance: Kunstauktionshaus Georg A. Samter, Berlin. Sale of the property of Ferruccio Busoni, 6.4. 1932. (7319)

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