April 2017 Auction Ends Thursday, April 27th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 4/27/2017
Edouart Manet autograph letter signed, nicely framed with a photo of the artist by Nadar (Felix Tournachon), circa 1878. Composed on Manet's letterhead with his studio address ''4 Rue Sint Petersbourg'', he writes on behalf of his friend, the satirical writer Hyppolite Babou. Letter translates from French, ''Saturday My dear friend: Would you occupy yourself a bit regarding a manuscript of Hyppolite Babou which he sent to the Republic ten days ago. He begged me to write a word and ask for an answer. Edouard Manet''. Letter, mounted to paper, measures 4'' x 6.25''. Photo measures 2.75'' x 4.25'', all framed to 14.25'' x 12''. Very good condition, beautifully presented.
Edouard Manet Autograph Letter Signed -- Manet Asks a Favor for a Friend, ''...Would you occupy yourself a bit regarding a manuscript...''
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