"Beethoven in his study"

"Beethoven in his study"

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Lander, WY

#1 Sep 8, 2011
Beethoven has always been my favorite composer. A few months ago I purchased very antique looking, 11.5*18 framed print of "Beethoven in his study". I am unable to find much more information than the artist and when he did it. Can anyone please help!

Chantilly, VA

#2 Jan 4, 2012
Check this link (and search "Beethoven in his study, to find the page):

It is by Carl Schloesser from 1885. If yours is the same as mine, it is a lithograph. Mine came in an old wood frame with a small brass plate that reads "Clef". When I got this back in 1991 an appraiser told me the value was likely the cost of doing a "real" appraisal, which was about $250.

I'm trying to get a ticket to antiques roadshow... hopefully I'll win the lottery and will find out the actual value.

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