Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 247

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
"I . . . WISH I COULD TELL YOU THAT FINALLY I CAN SEE CLEARLY" MONET, CLAUDE. Autograph Letter Signed, to painter and film director Harry Lachman ("Dear Mr. Lachman"), in French, thanking for interest in his health, explaining that his vision has not improved, expressing unhappiness at having to undergo another operation, sending regards to [American soprano Marguerite] Namara, and, in a postscript, thanking for the article but admitting a lack of interest in it. 2 pages, 8vo, with integral blank; horizontal fold, cello tape repair and remnants of prior mounting on blank. Giverny, "Friday 13 April" [1920s]

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"I . . . wish I could tell you that finally I can see clearly, but that does not seem to be the case.
"At this point, we are speaking about a new operation and this does not make me happy.
". . . Thank you for the American article but I must admit that it interests me little."