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.
|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|