Auction No. 113

Famous personalities, Art, Seforim, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $ 3,000
Estimate $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
Sold for $ 3,660
Including buyer's premium

Short letter in German by the renowned Jewish physicist, Albert Einstein, in which he tries to assist one of his relatives to acclimatize to the United States after fleeing Germany as a refugee. 18.7.1934.

The letter was sent by Professor Einstein from his summer home in Rhode Island, and it is addressed to "Dear Erich," which is none other than Erich Marcus (1901-1990), his relative. In it, Einstein attempts to help Marcus find work in the United States.

[1] leaf, 21x23 cm, typewritten and signed in black ink, as simply "Albert." Very fine condition, one fold crosswise and two folds lengthwise, framed.

Rare signature style for Einstein which mainly appears in his letters to close family.

Category
Illustrious Personalities