Writing materials for the "Elective Affinities" and the "Theory of Colours"

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, poet (1749-1832). Autograph letter signed ("Goethe").

Weimar, 14 April 1809.

4to. ½ p. on blue paper (Watermark: crowned coat of arms of Saxony in wreath with antiqua initials "JGH").


Notice of receipt for writing materials: "Von herzoglicher geheimer Canzlei einige Schreibmaterialien erhalten zu haben bescheinige [...]". At the time Goethe was working on his last novel "Elective Affinities" that would be published the same year and on his "Theory of Colours", published the following year.

With traces of folding. Well preserved.

Stock Code: BN#46710 Tag: