25 mai 2015

Sotheby's to auction a lock of Mozart's hair; Expected to fetch £10,000-12,000 next week in London

A lock of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s fair hair, contained in a nineteenth-century gilt locket, with a nineteenth-century manuscript note of provenance. © Sotheby's LONDON.- A lock of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s hair, contained in a 19th-century gilt locket, will be offered at Sotheby’s auction in London on 28 May 2015, with an estimate of £10,000 – 12,000. The strands of hair were given by Mozart’s widow, Constanze, to the mother of the German-born conductor Karl Anschütz (1813-1870). It then passed into the... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2013

Experts identify new Mozart portrait

Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.   Researchers at Salzburg's Mozarteum museum announced Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, that they have definitely identified the person in the picture as the musical genius. And it's not any likeness either. They say that of 14 known portraits, it is one of only a few showing him gazing directly at the viewer and without his signature white powdered wig. AP Photo/Stiftung Mozarteum.
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