Signed autograph letter to catulle mendes. Autograph letter signed, bet, October 3, 1888? , 1 page in-8°, at catulle mendes.
Famous letter in which the poet recommends the portraitist ladislas loévy who "desirs to make [his] portrait for popular life. A painter, illustrator and engraver of Polish origin, Ladislas loévy (wladyslaw loevy) was active in Paris between the late 1880s and 1921. He is quoted by beraldi (the 19th century engravers, volume 9) as "young engraver" for his portraits of murger and rich pine (published by joly in 1888) but is especially famous for drawing the portraits of verlain and edmond of goncourt on their deathbed.The portraits of barbey of aurevilly and anatole france (in frontispice of the work to little happiness, 1898) are also known. Theodore botrel also mentions in his memories of a wandering bard: "[.] The cabaret of the "noctambules", located on Rue Champollion, was then - and is still - the only truly artistic cabaret on the left bank and it can be said that all the songwriters, without exception, descending from the heights of the Mount of Martyrs, went there in turn to hear. The good cartoonist ladislas lovy has, moreover, portraited them all, and I have the honour of appearing in the famous gallery. Loévy has made at least three portraits of verlaine, including the ultimate portrait on his deathbed. Ladislas loëvy, a very talented young man who wishes to make my portrait for popular life. English and Russian translations available on request.
Shiltonson is a member of the national union of the ancient and modern bookstore / international league of the ancient bookstore. Paul verlaine is a French writer and poet. Abraham catulle Mendes is a French writer and poet. More informations about paul verlaine.
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