Friedrich Auguste Böhme, R.S. Musikdirektor und Posannen Konig zu Dresden. Original drawing executed in pencil, black chalk, and colored washes. TROMBONE - German - 19th Century, Oscar von Alvensleben.
Friedrich Auguste Böhme, R.S. Musikdirektor und Posannen Konig zu Dresden. Original drawing executed in pencil, black chalk, and colored washes.

Friedrich Auguste Böhme, R.S. Musikdirektor und Posannen Konig zu Dresden. Original drawing executed in pencil, black chalk, and colored washes.

300 x 204 mm. Signed "O.v. Alv." and dated 18 April [18]76. On light blue paper with watermark 'G.G."

The subject is depicted three-quarter length in military dress, holding a top hat in his left hand and a cigar in his right. His first finger points up towards a small drawing of a musical staff with a trombone and several musical notes.

Alvensleben was a German artist working in Dresden where he studied at the Kunstakademie. The Wiener Zeitung reported that Böhme performed three concert pieces on the trombone at the Carl-Theater there on 3 August 1860.

Item #37153

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