Signed autograph letter, Paris, undated, 1 page in-8°. Interesting letter in which the artist gives instructions regarding a sculpture, an exhibition, and encourages the diligent work of his correspondent. My dear lady and friend. De Forbin yesterday, you can still have another month... There is no need for you to bother going to his place.
Send me your exhibition notice. If you do well, you will go on Monday or Tuesday to Cailleux to show him your virgin.
To Madame Madame Paulinier, Rue Truguet n°17. English and Russian translations available on request. SHILTONSON is a member of the National Union of Ancient and Modern Bookshops / International League of Ancient Bookshops.
Jean-Baptiste Isabey is a French painter, miniaturist, watercolorist, draughtsman, lithographer, opera decorator, and costume designer. He became famous for his talent in miniature art and achieved success under the First Empire and among the diplomats of the Congress of Vienna. During his career, he created numerous miniature portraits for the court and participated in the staging of Napoleon's coronations at Notre-Dame.
He also worked as chief draughtsman at the Paris Opera and created costumes and sets for several productions. During the Restoration, he went into exile in England but returned to France and continued to practice his art. He was appointed chief draughtsman and organizer of court festivities under Louis XVIII and Charles X. During the July Monarchy, he served as deputy curator of the royal museums. His career continued until his death in 1855.More information on Jean-Baptiste Isabey. This is an authentic letter. Our letters are accompanied by a descriptive sheet including a transcription. The invoices and sheets we provide serve as a guarantee certificate. SHILTONSON Rare Books & Manuscripts.