Dvorák, Antonín, Czech composer (1841-1904). Autograph musical quotation signed.

Prague, 2. X. 1894.

Oblong small 8vo (71 x 119 mm), on the verso of Dvorák's printed calling card. 1 page.


Four bars on a single stave, a quotation from the concert overture "In Nature's Realm". Composed in 1891, the work is the first part part of a trilogy of overtures, with the "Carnival Overture" and "Othello".

Slightly browned due to paper, otherwise in excellent condition. Provenance: Sotheby's, 17 May 1990, lot 102; bought by the Greek-Italian film director and screenwriter George Pan Cosmatos (1941-2005); his sale, Sotheby's, 31 March 1998, lot 128.

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