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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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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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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. 

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MONET TO BAZILLE 

AN URGENT CRY FOR HELP, PENNED ONLY MONTHS AFTER HIS SON’S BIRTH AND HIS ATTEMPTED SUICIDE  BY DROWNING HIMSELF IN THE SEINE!

MONET, CLAUDE.   (1840-1926).  Founder, and leader of the French Impressionist painting;  the term: ‘Impressionism’ is derived from the title of his painting:  Impression, Sunrise.  An exceptional, and Important early Autograph Letter Signed, “Claude Monet,” in French.  3 full pages, large octavo.  “Fecamp au Paout”, France.  [August 6, 1868.  To FREDERIC BAZILLE]

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RENOIR TO HIS SON  —  “IT ISN’T WORTH IT TO BURDEN YOU WITH THE TWO CANVASSES I WAS TALKING ABOUT…GO BY DURAND- RUEL [HIS PARIS ART DEALER] WHO HAS PHOTOGRAPHS OF ‘THE NURSING CHILD‘,  ASK HIM FOR ONE.”

RENOIR, PIERRE-AUGUSTE. (1841-1919). French painter. Good Autograph Letter Signed, “Renoir”, in French, on imprinted LES COLLETTES / CAGNES (A.M.) stationery. Two full pages, octavo. “12 September 1914” To his son, JEAN RENOIR.

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DUBUFFET:  “YOU DID QUITE A SIGNIFICANT JOB TO OBTAIN AN AUTOGRAPH WITH THIS LETTER”

DUBUFFET, JEAN.   (1901-1985) French painter and sculptor;  best known for founding the art movement ‘Art Bru’t.   Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “J. Dubuffet,” in French. 1/2 page, quarto.  Paris, January 7, 1976.

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