Autograph musical quotation signed ("Robert Schumann")
Oblong 12mo (ca. 130 x 74 mm). 1 page. Matted, framed and glazed.
A fine autograph musical quotation from the song "Flügel! Flügel! Um zu fliegen" (Op. 37, no. 8), the eighth of "Zwölf Gedichte" (1841), which sets love poems from Friedrich Rückert's "Liebesfrühling". Signed in full and dated, comprising the first three and a half bars, written in sepia ink on three handwritten staves, with the words "Flügel! Flügel!".
Some light creasing. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby's sale of Music and Continental Books and Manuscripts on 30 Nov. 2011 (lot 169, £9,500). Later in the collections of the Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits, Paris; acquired from their sale.