Receipt dated August 3, 1816 signed by Beethoven


ABS ms3. Receipt for £5 to Fries & Comp, on behalf of Thomas Coutts for Robert Birchall. Autograph, 1 half leaf (9.3 x 23.2 cm.), in ink with Beethoven's signature in German script, wove paper, no watermark.

Provenance: Sold at Stargardt, March 3-4, 1994, lot 874; offered by Remember When Auctions, June 26, 1994, cat. 32, lot 746; acquired by Ira Brilliant, Jim Compton, Tom Wendel, and members of the New York chapter of the American Beethoven Society from Lion Heart Autographs in December 1995; donated to the Beethoven Center in 1996.

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