HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN HANDWRITTEN POEM

MS 2528
MS Short Title HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN HANDWRITTEN POEM
Text HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN: LILLE WILLIAM, POEM
Description MS in Danish on paper, Denmark, 12 November 1868, 1 f., 12x19 cm, single column, (11x17 cm), 9 lines in cursive script, autograph, signed.
Provenance 1. Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark (1868); 2. Israel Melchior, Denmark (1868-); 3. Bruun Rasmussen auktion 646, cat. 21.4.1998:1394.
Commentary Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) Danish author, famous especially of his fairytales. Gift to the Melchiors on the occation of their son, William's death 8 November 1868. Melchior were Andersen's benefactor when he was young and poor.
See also MS 2256, Thit Jensen: Pigen, der gik ind i en bog. Denmark, ca. 1903
Place of origin Denmark
Dates 1868

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