Letter from Beethoven to Franz Brentano (Vienna, Feb. 15, 1817)
IFB ms4. Autograph with Beethoven's signature and red wax seal. 1 double leaf (3 written p., address on p. 4), 39.5 x 23 cm., in ink, Written on Bettina Brentano's stationery with blue ink stamp "BB" on p. 3. Laid paper, 9 chain lines, watermark: GM.
Provenance: family of Justizrat von Brentano di Tremezzo, Offenbach am Main; acquired by Ira Brilliant from Richard Macnutt in 1984 and donated to Beethoven Center in March 2003.
Brandenburg no. 1083; Anderson L. 758.