HENRI MATISSE ~~ AWAITS THE PUBLICATION OF A BOOK THAT CONTAINS IMAGES OF SEVERAL OF HIS WORKS
MATISSE, HENRI. (1869-1954). French artist, best known for the expressive color, and form, in his paintings; leader of the Fauve group of painters. Good Autograph Letter Signed, “Henri Matisse”, in French, on lightly lined paper. One very full page, quarto. ‘Issy-les Moulineaux [France], August 18, 1920’.
CLAUDE MONET AGREES TO SEND TWO PAINTINGS TO LONDON FOR A POSSIBLE SALE OR EXHIBITION
MONET, CLAUDE. (1840-1926). French artist; leading figure in the impressionist movement; the term ‘Impressionism’ is derived from the title of his painting Impression Sunrise. Good Autograph Letter Signed, “Claude Monet”, in French, on his embossed Giverny Par Vernon Eure stationery.
THE PIVOTAL FIGURE IN THE TRANSITION OF ARTISTIC STYLES FROM REALISM TO IMPRESSIONISM, EDOUARD MANET — WRITES FROM HIS LAST ATELIER [STUDIO]
MANET, EDOUARD. (1832-1883). French painter, and arguably the pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism. Quite scarce, boldly penned Autograph Letter Signed, “Ed. Manet,” in French. One full page, octavo.
SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM McKINLEY FROM MARCH 1, 1897 TO MAY 30, 1900 ~~ BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY HIM, AS PRESIDENT, TO THE MAN RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS POLITIAL CAREER, MARK HANNA – KNOWN AS THE ‘KINGMAKER’ OF OHIO AND NATIONAL POLITICS POST CIVIL WAR
MCKINLEY, WILLIAM (1843-1901). 25th President of the United States; assassinated in 1901. The book: SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM McKINLEY FROM MARCH 1, 1897 TO MAY 30, 1900, boldly inscribed on the half-title page: “for Hon[orable] M A Hanna / with sincere regards / William McKinley / July 28, 1900”, as President.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT ADDRESS THE INITIAL FUNDING FOR HIS WARM SPRINGS FOUNDATION
ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN DELANO. (1882-1945). Thirty-second President of the United States (1933-1945). Interesting, and scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Franklin D. Roosevelt,” on his name-imprinted Hyde Park ~ Dutchess County New York letterhead. ”Warm Springs, GA.” November 19, 1927.
AFTER HIS PRESIDENCY, HARRY TRUMAN STATES: ‘I HOPE EVENTUALLY TO…MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TO THE CITIZENSHIP OF THE COUNTRY FOR THE FUTURE.’
TRUMAN, HARRY S. (1884-1972). Thirty-third President of the United States (1945-53). Typed Letter Signed, “Harry S. Truman”, on his name-imprinted letterhead. One page, quarto. “Federal Reserve Bank Building, Kansas City 6, Missouri”, March 15, 1956. Extremely fine condition.
LEGENDARY PHOTOGRAPHER, ANSEL ADAMS DELIGHTS IN HIS NEW SINAR CAMERA EQUIPMENT AND DETAILS PLANS FOR ADAPTATIONS TO HIS CAMERAS WHILE RELATING ISSUES HE’S HAVING WITH THE NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE IN YOSEMITE!
ADAMS, ANSEL. (1902-1984). American landscape photographer and environmentalist best known for his black-and-white images of the American West. Fine photography related content, Typed Letter Signed, “Ansel A”, in red ink, on his name-imprinted ‘131 24th avenue, San Francisco, California’ stationery. Very full page, quarto. [San Francisco], July 15, 1958.