METTERNICH PRINCE KLEMENS VON: (1773-1859) Politician and Statesman, one of the most important diplomats of his era. Austrian Empire's Foreign Minister and Chancellor 1821-48. A.L., one page, 8vo, Stechlin, 17th December, n.y., to Countess Bombelles, born Brun, in German. Metternich states `Dear baroness! Thousands of apologies. I am near Stechlin with the Keunitz family who will be leaving tomorrow. They already proposed me to meet on Tuesday and I accepted with pleasure; I beg you to cancel Tuesday and Wednesday plan and please come tomorrow. Have a nice day Baroness.Â´ With integral address leaf partially clipped, bearing a paper seal. Professionally repaired to the verso. F Â£100-150 Ida Brun (1792-1857) Adelaide Caroline Brun, known as Ida de Bombelles, was a Danish singer, dancer, and artist in the mimoplastic art genre. Her art captivated contemporary artists in Europe such as Goethe, Schiller. She became just as famous as Lady Hamilton.