Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 149

Price Realized: $ 780
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
JACKIE WRITES IN WEEKS PRIOR TO JFK ASSASSINATION KENNEDY, JACQUELINE. Autograph Letter Signed, "Jackie," as First Lady, to photographer Mark Shaw ("Dear Mark"), comparing his photographs to works by Caravaggio and Matisse. 1 page, 4to, White House stationery; faint staining at right edges, horizontal folds; matted. Washington, 8 November 1963

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". . . [T]he enormous color prints you sent us of the pictures you took of John and me last Easter are so beautiful, they really should be in the National Gallery! I have them propped up in our Sitting Room now, and everyone who comes in says the one of me and John looks like a Caravaggio--and, the one of John, reflected in the table, like some wonderful, strange, poetic Matisse. . . ."