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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.  Very fine condition.  To Mrs. Laura Alma-Tadema, wife of Dutch painter Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema.  [Laura Theresa Alma-Tadema, Lady Alma-Tadema (née Epps; 1852–1909) was an English painter specializing in domestic and genre scenes of women and children].   James writes: “Dear Mrs. Tadema,  It will give me great pleasure to dine with you on Tuesday 17th 7:30.  Very faithfully, Henry James.”  Nice association, and perfect for display.                                                                                                           

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