The Master's Hand. Drawings and Manuscripts from The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York.

New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, (1998),

First Edition. octavo, gray cloth in pictorial dust jacket. 336pp. The Pierpont Morgan Library, Item #15400

Text in Engish and German. The publication for the first exchange exhibition by the Morgan Library in the German-speaking world in Basel and a selection of contemporary music manuscripts from the Paul Sacher Foundation in Basel to the Morgan Library. It contains a selection of drawings, music manuscripts, autographs, and illuminated manuscripts that reflected the interests of the organizing institutions. Drawings by Rembrandt, Piranesi, Goya, and Blake; handwritten scores from Bach, Mozart, Mahler, and Stravinsky; and printed texts of Zola, Picasso, and Maupassant, are among the many writers, artists, and scientists represented from the 15th to the 20th centuries. With essays on each entry in English and German. Very fine.

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