Duse, Eleonora

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Duse, Eleonora



Autograph letter signed



Autograph letter signed, two pages (both sides), 6,25 x 8,75 inch, personal stationery `ED`, `mercredi soir` (Wednesday evening), in French, to Robert de Montesquiou (1855-1921, French aesthete, Symbolist poet, art collector and dandy) - concerning two following appointments, written and signed in blue ink "E. Duse", with intersecting letter folds, scattered mild stains and creases to the edges - in fine condition. In parts: "Oui et merci. Je n`esperais pas vous voir ce soir et je n`etais pas seule, et j`avais ferme ma porte quand vous etes venu a mon hotel. Grand regret. Je vous attendrai donc vendredi a 6 1/4 pour aller chez elle a 6 1/2. - Et samedi, - avec vous dans sa loge. Et chez Elle, c`est vous qui parlerez en mon nom..." Translated: "Yes and thank you. I did not expect to see you that evening and I was not alone, and I closed my door when you came to my hotel. Great regret. I will wait for you Friday at 6 1/4 to go to her house at 6 1/2. - And Saturday, - with you at her box. And at her, you will speak in my name..."

Additional Information

SKU 6020218
Profession Italian actress, often known simply as Duse
Year of birth 1858
year of death 1924
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 6,25 x 8,75
Condition fine
Type of Autograph letters