BOOKS: (4) Vols Beethoven's Werke 1880 Music, 2 volumes (19 and 20) bound as 4 individual volumes, from Ludvig van Beethoven's Werke, Breitkopf & Hartel, Leipzig. circa 1880. Includes Band 19: Fur Klavier und Violoncell, and Band 20: Fur Klavier und Violine. Hardcovers, leather spines and corners, marbled sides and endpapers. 11 x 13 inches. Bookseller's label on title pages.
Provenance: Estate of Huguette Clark
Notes/Literature: Huguette Marcelle Clark (1906-2011) was an heiress and philanthropist, who became well known again late in life as a recluse, living in a hospital for more than 20 years while her mansions remained empty. She was an accomplished artist and musician, having studied under famous portrait painter Tadeusz Styka, and her paintings were exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery, Washington in 1925