Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 198

Price Realized: $ 1,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
PISSARRO, CAMILLE. Autograph Letter Signed, "C. Pissarro," to collector and homeopath Georges de Bellio, in French, concerning the failure of a recent operation on his tear ducts and explaining that he is taking injections of a homeopathic substance to treat the problem. 2 pages, 8vo, with integral blank; owner's ink stamp on blank ("Autograph Collection / of / Dr. Max Thorek"), horizontal fold, remnants of hinging at right edge of terminal page. With the original envelope. Éragny-sur-Epte, 17 August 1893

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". . . [T]he last time that I was in Paris, as always for my eye, which is in the same state, I went to the Maison d'Or to see if you were there . . . . [A]t this moment I am attacking this effusion by a homeopathic mixture which an American physician has recommended . . . and I see no change whatsoever. . . .
"My wife . . . would like to ask you for a little consultation for my little Paul-Émile, who has pimples on his nose. . . ."