marți, 19 mai 2015

Niccolò Paganini,Italian violinist - Antique Unused Austrian Artist Portrait Postcard, ca. 1900, Bruder Kohn


Niccolò Paganini,Italian violinist - Antique Unused Austrian Artist Portrait Postcard, ca. 1900, Bruder Kohn
Niccolò Paganini (27 October 1782 – 27 May 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. He was the most celebrated violinvirtuoso of his time, and left his mark as one of the pillars of modern violin technique. His Caprice No. 24 in A minor, Op. 1, is among the best known of his compositions, and has served as an inspiration for many prominent composers.Antique unused, unposted condition, with some minor edge and corner wear from age and storage, it measures 5.5 x 3.5 in. (approx. 14cm x 9cm). Printed in Austria, the copyright is B. K. W. I (Bruder Kohn/Kohn Brothers) and numbered 871/33. Established in 1898 by three brothers, Solomon, Adolpf and Alfred, and known for their art cards, the brothers were deported in 1942, perishing in 1938 at Auschwitz. Minna Pixner, Solomon's daughter, escaped to England and reestablished the family business in 1949Price - $ 10.00