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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

ART & MUSIC

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SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN GIVES A FAST UPDATE AS TO HIS MUSICAL PROJECTS

SULLIVAN, SIR ARTHUR S.  (1842-1900).  English composer.  Autograph Letter Signed, “Arthur Sullivan”.  One full page, oblong octavo.  No place, February 12, 1874.  Fine condition. 

$1400.00
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CLAUDE MONET  ~~  ON THE CUSP OF ACHIEVING GREAT SUCCESS AS AN ARTIST,  WRITES:  ~~  “NATURE IS ALWAYS BEAUTIFUL AND IT’S ONLY IN THE WORK THAT IT IS POSSIBLE FOR ME TO FORGET ALL MY WORRIES BECAUSE I AM STARTING TO NOT BE A BEGINNER ANYMORE…”

MONET, CLAUDE.   (1840-1926).  Founding member, and leader in French Impressionist painting movement;  the term: ‘Impressionism’ is derived from the title of his painting:  Impression, Sunrise.  A sad and somewhat melancholy, yet important, Autograph Letter Signed, “Claude Monet,” in French.  3 full pages, large octavo. Vétheuil,  December 30, 1878,  To his patron and collector, Georges de BELLIO. 

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SIGNED CARICATURE OF  ARTURO TOSCANINI

TOSCANINI, ARTURO (1867-1957) Italian conductor. Original quarto [8 x 10 ½ inches] pencil sketch accomplished by Francis Perachino, who was an accomplished artist who had the ability to capture people s personalities. Boldly Signed, ”Arturo Toscanini” in pencil, under his profile.

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HENRY JAMES  — TO THE WIFE OF ARTIST SIR LAWRENCE ALMA-TADEMA

JAMES, HENRY.  (1843-1882).  American writer; born in New York City, he resided in London from 1876 and became a naturalized British citizen in 1915;  author of The American (1877), The Europeans (1878), Daisy Miller (1879), Washington Square (1881), The Bostonians (1886), and The Tragic Muse (1890).    Autograph Note Signed, “Henry James”, on a 16mo. card.  “3 Bolton Court”, London,  February 12, no year.

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RARE AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED OF  JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES.  (1785-1851).  American Ornithologist.  Rare Autograph Note Signed, “John J. Audubon”.  One page, oblong, octavo.  No place [London],  June 1835. 

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RENOIR AUTHENTICATES ONE OF HIS PAINTINGS

RENOIR, PIERRE-AUGUSTE. (1841-1919)    French artist and a leader in the development of the Impressionist style.  Charming black and white Photograph Signed, “Renoir,” of his painting depicting a young girl wearing a broad-brimmed hat and school girl dress, seated and reading a book. 

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GAUGUIN TO PISSARRO!

“I HAVE MEASURED THE FRAME SIZE AND IT IS A CANVAS OF 90 (56 X45),  THUS IT WILL BE EASY TO FIND SOMETHING WHEN YOU RETURN TO PARIS.”

GAUGUIN, PAUL.  (1848-1903).  French painter.  Extremely scarce, and early Autograph Letter Signed, “P Gauguin,” in French, on imprinted “A. Bourdon / avec Maison G. Caperon-Lanays” stationery.  One very full page, octavo. “21 Rue Le Peletier. Paris”.  February 22, 1879.  To fellow artist and mentor  CAMILLE PISSARRO. 

$24,000.00
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