Mallarmé, Stéphane

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Mallarmé, Stéphane

SKU:6027049

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Autograph letter signed

CHF2,500.00

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Autograph letter signed, one page, 4,5 x 3,5 inch, in French, to an unnamed recipient - concerning a meeting, written and signed in black ink "Victor Hugo", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows Stéphane Mallarmé in a chest-up portrait (altogether 8,25 x 11,75 inch), with mild signs of wear to the edges - in fine to very fine condition. "Tous mes regrets, cher monsieur, de ce contr[ainte] temps; Voudrais-vous, et je serais charmé, venir causer avec moi après-demain Samedi, entre une heure et deux ? Votre - Stéphane Mallarmé" Translated: "All my regrets, dear sir, for this time constraint; Would you want, and I would be charmed, to come and talk with me the day after tomorrow, Saturday, between one and two o`clock? Yours - Stéphane Mallarmé" Provenance: The estate of J.D. McClatchy (1945-2018), American poet, librettist, literary critic, and former president of The American Academy of Arts and Letters, Stonington, CT.

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SKU 6027049
Profession (born Étienne Mallarmé) French poet and critic - a major French symbolist poet, and his work anticipated and inspired several revolutionary artistic schools of the early 20th century, such as Cubism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Surrealism
Year of birth 1842
year of death 1898
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 4,5 x 3,5 (altogether 8,25 x 11,75 inch)
Condition fine to very fine
Type of Autograph letters