The autograph bookshop of the centuries has specialized for many years in the sale of autograph letters and manuscripts. Manuscripts of those who made the glory of the arts, literature, our history and science during the past centuries. Autograph letter signed to his friend andré suarès. Superb letter enriched with a drawing of the artist depicting the face of Christ, emblematic subject of the work of Rouault. Exciting document in which rouault evokes his delay in delivering his paintings to dambroise vollard and his illustrations of the flowers of the evil baudelaire charles.
"Excuse me my dear suares, I am after this painful accident, you must understand it, so late with all that I could undertake in the past. In addition, I have more and more the concern for the recovery of paintings for a. (ambroise vollard) indefinitely handed over for 9 years because of the works. I have just concluded with a.Himself, worried about the disbursements made for so long an arrangement. I had good reason to take a date. I must not forget that he waited 8 months after me and that nothing was done well during my illness.
I intend to make you pass before "the flowers of evil\perhaps as much for passion; plus 60 to 70 for the flowers of evil. That will make 130 to 150 things that must be ready by February-March, if I did not have that, but ....if I had known where all this would bring me, would lead me, and accept half of the works. Pity me in another way - you know it well and never doubt it and if you want to give me a proof of affection, appeal to my good will if you need me in all respects but this awful time devours me as this horrible fire does a year ago. I still have small offspring attacks of the edema but it is comparatively little, and I know how to treat myself, which is something, and I look after myself ... Which is very boring, but it is even more painful to be sick. As soon as I go to see a thinning, count on me, you will be warned. The last five lines of the letter are crossed out. Rouault draws the face of Christ in full page, the sign of his initials, and precise under his work: "I made a horrible pie the letter ended in the middle of this page, so I tried to shoot as I could. We enclose a copy of the disabelle rouault letter, daughter of the artist, authenticating the document, specifying the date and explaining the accident that occurred to her father in January 1930: "disguised as Santa Claus to amuse children, the fire took to his clothes and his hands were hit it took months for my father to recover. In 1911, on the occasion of an article by André suarès on ingres, Georges Rouault wrote to him. From this date dates a friendship that lasted more than thirty years. Their correspondence is published by gallimard. The item "georges rouault autograph signed letter illustrated with an original drawing 1930" is on sale since Monday, February 12, 2018. It is in the category "books, comics, magazines \ old books, collectibles". The seller is "juliennn0" and is located in massieux, rhône-alpes.
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