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Marquis de Sade Autograph Up for Auction
Marquis de Sade is one of the most provocative authors of the 18th century who widely influenced other authors and European culture. He is best known for his books “The 120 Days of Sodom” and “Justine”, which both have been adapted into films. He spent about 32 years of his life in prison and asylums. The movie “Quills” depicts the last years of his incarceration at the asylum Charenton.
We sold a 1793 Marquis de Sade autograph letter for $3,000. Click here to view the lot.
Marquis de Sade autograph letter signed, penned from Paris on 2 February 1793 shortly before his imprisonment related to the Reign of Terror. In French, Sade recommends a friend, translated in full, ”Citizen d’Anetoville who is good enough to undertake my business with you will explain to you, my dear lawyer, what it is all about. This very upright gentleman who is good enough to make such a long trip practically just for me will, I hope, bring back from you all that I expect. I urgently request that during his stay in your city you render him every assistance within your power, and I shall consider everything which you are good enough to do for him as a personal favor to myself. I am always, with friendship, your fellow citizen and friend…Sade”. Letter on bifolium, card-style stationery measures 6.25” x 8” as folded. With docketing by recipient on verso. Light wear, overall very good condition. Sold for $3,000.
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