Oct 26, 2023 - Sale 2650

Sale 2650 - Lot 122

Price Realized: $ 2,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
TO SUBJECT OF MULTIPLE PAINTINGS BY HIM RENOIR, PIERRE AUGUSTE. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "Renoir," to Julie Manet, in French, expressing worry about the illness of his sons, requesting that she begin framing, and promising to visit when the illness subsides. 1 page, 5 1/2x4 1/2 inches, letter card; faint scattered staining, horizontal fold, addressed in holograph on verso. Paris, 28 January 1896 [from postmark]

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"Pierre came home with measles. Jean, we fear, might pass away. I dare not go to see you. Start getting the main things framed, and as soon as I think the danger is over, I'll come to you."
Julie Manet (1878-1966) was the daughter of painter Édouard Manet's brother Eugène who, raised in the constant comany of artists, was frequently the subject of their works.