October 23, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Three Opera Related Items

Giacomo Puccini, portrait and signed letter, framed, overall 16-1/2 x 19 in.; Leontyne Price, cast list from final performance and signed photograph, framed, overall 16-1/2 x 22-1/2 in.; inaugural silk program for Antony and Cleopatra, framed, overall 24-1/2 x 14-1/2 in.

NOte: The Puccini letter is written to his cousin, Otilie Del Carlo. After hearing news that her husband had experienced a fainting spell, he expresses his concern. Puccini goes on to tell her that he has sent along his portrait. Mention is then made of travel plans to Lucca, Torre, and Buenos Aires. The letter closes with “a thousand kisses” to everyone.

Provenance:Proceeds to Benefit Asheville Symphony Guild Music in the Schools Program


overall excellent condition, some wear at frame backing on Puccini 

Estimate: $400 - $600
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