• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5885

    20th Century British Art

    23 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 9

    Bernard Dunstan, R.A. (b. 1920)

    Das Lied von der Erde

    Price Realised  


    Bernard Dunstan, R.A. (b. 1920)
    Das Lied von der Erde
    signed with initials 'BD' (lower left), inscribed and dated 'DAS LIED VON DER ERDE/10.76' (on the reverse)
    oil on board
    7½ x 8¾ in. (19 x 22.2 cm.)

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    Das Lied von der Erde ("The Song of the Earth") is a large-scale work for two vocal soloists and orchestra by the Austrian composer Gustav Mahler.

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    with Agnews, London.