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    Tchaikovsky pleads, "Give me sweetheart forty rubles as a loan..."

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Autograph Letter Signed. One page on his monogrammed stationery, 3.88" x 5.5" (sight), undated. Writing in Russian to Katerina Ivanovna: "Give me, sweetheart forty rubles as a loan. I don't have enough to pay for everything..." He adds that he will repay the loan through his friend Manya. Matted and framed with a facsimile image of a portrait by Nikolai Dmitrievich Kuznetsov and a biographical plaque to an overall size of 18.5" x 21.5". Letter has a single flattened fold at center, but is otherwise in excellent condition.




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    Auction Dates
    April, 2012
    11th-12th Wednesday-Thursday
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