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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.

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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.

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SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN  ~~ THE FAMED BRITISH ARCHITECT, RESPONSIBLE FOR DESIGNING ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL IN LONDON, IN HIS ROLE AS DIRECTOR OF HIS MAJESTIES ROYAL HOSPITAL IN CHELSEA

WREN, CHRISTOPHER (1632-1723). English architect, who played a leading role in the rebuilding of London following the devastating Great Fire of 1666, and whose St. Paul’s Cathedral takes a place among the greatest designs in the history of architecture. Scarce Manuscript Document Signed, “Chr. Wren.” One page, large folio. [9.75 x 15 inches].  No place [London]. March 11, 1698. 

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ERNEST SHEPARD, THE ILLUSTRATOR FOR THE WINNIE THE POOH BOOKS WRITES TO PUBLISHER CURTIS BROWN: “I AM VERY PLEASED WITH THE COLORED REPRODUCTIONS IN BOTH THESE BOOKS” AFTER RECEIVING HIS COPIES OF:  THE WORLD OF CHRISTOPHER ROBIN AND WIND IN THE WILLOWS

SHEPARD, ERNEST HOWARD.(1879-1976). English artist and book illustrator; best known as illustrator for A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh and Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows. Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed “Ernest H. Shepard” on his Lodsworth 212 I Woodmancote, Lodsworth, Nr Petworth stationery. One page, octavo. [London], October 28, 1959.

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SWISS ARTIST, PAUL KLEE,  SENDS GREETINGS FROM HIS TRAVELS IN EGYPT TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE SCHLOSS MUSEUM

KLEE, PAUL. (1879-1940). Swiss-born German painter; blended concepts from expressionism, cubism, and surrealism into his unique style that made him a master of color theory.   Brief Autograph Note, written on a picture postcard of “Thebes, The Hypostyle Hall of Ramesseum”,  Boldly Signed, “Klee”, in German.  “Luxor, Egypt” One page, octavo.

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LEONARD TSUGUHARU FOUJITA — LETTER ILLUSTRATED WITH AN INK SKETCH OF A STORK

FOUJITA, LEONARD TSUGUHARU. (1886-1968)   Japanese–French painter and printmaker, who applied Japanese ink techniques to Western style paintings;  has been called “the most important Japanese artist working in the West during the 20th century”;  he achieved great fame as a painter of beautiful women and cats.    Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Leonard Foujita”, in French, on the back of a picture postcard bearing an image of Foujita’s “La Vierge à L’enfant.”  October 4, 1967.  Incorporating a small drawing of a stork.

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MARY CASSATT, THE IMPRESSIONIST ARTIST,  DISCUSSES THE GREAT ART COLLECTOR HAVEMEYER  ~~  A PROPOSED PROJECT TO CATALOGUE THE GREAT COLLECTIONS;  HER RELATIONSHIP WITH HER PARIS ART DEALER DURAND-RUEL, AND THE REASONS SHE CAN’T SELL HER CORRESPONDENT A PAINTING

CASSATT, MARY.  (1844 –1926). American painter and printmaker who exhibited with the Impressionists; lived much of her adult life in France where she befriended Edgar Degas; Cassatt often created images with a particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children.  Good Autograph Letter Signed, Mary Cassatt, on her imprinted black-bordered mourning Mes Nil Beaufresne / Mensil-Theribus (Oise) stationery.   Four very full pages, large octavo.  “Dimanche”, no date, but June, 1912.  

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