Letter from Beethoven to Prince Ferdinand von Trauttmansdorff (Vienna, March 21, 1824
Manuscript in hand of Anton Schindler, with Beethoven's signature in Latin script. 1 single leaf (1 written p.), 25.7 x 21 cm. In ink, with pencil inscription at top of page in another hand. Laid paper, watermark: Vander Ley.
Provenance: Dr. E. J. Keffner, Mary Benjamin, Ira Brilliant; on loan to the Beethoven Center by Robert Brilliant.
Brandenburg no. 1795; Anderson L. 1272 (incorrectly identified as part of the Bodmer collection at the Beethoven-Haus, Bonn). Sonneck p. 192-197. A draft of this letter is located at the Deutsche Staatsbibliothek.