New York, East
4 December 1996
PICTURES OF PEACE
Sold to Benefit HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
ILSE BING (born 1899)
Ode to Joy, Beethovan's Ninth Symphony Autograph (1933-48)
Gelatin silver print. Printed later. Signed and dated in ink on the recto; signed, titled and dated in pencil on the verso. 19 x 15 1/8in. Framed.
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This lot may be tax exempt, as set forth in the sales tax notice at the front of this catalogue.
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