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FRENCH ARTISTS -- 20th CENTURY A collection of autograph let...

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Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200
ca. US$3,660 - US$4,474
Price realised:  £1,800
ca. US$3,660
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FRENCH ARTISTS -- 20th CENTURY. A collection of autograph letters signed, including Marc CHAGALL (autograph postcard signed, in Yiddish, to Hermann Struck 13 June 1923), Ida CHAGALL (typed letter signed to Ferdinand Thon, [the Secretary of the Cercle Royal, Charleroi], Berne, 29 November 1958, on a retrospective of her father's work, together with an autograph letter signed to Thon from Constant Permeke with a list of paintings for exhibition), René MAGRITTE (typed exhibition list, 'XXX e Salon annuel des Beaux-Arts Retrospective Rene Magritte', 1956, with list of paintings annotated and signed in autograph; autograph postcard signed, with picture of his work, 'L'appel des cimes', to Ferdinand Thon; and autograph letter signed, 23 March 1961, 'pour votre amateur du tableau 'Les Graces Naturelles', le prix serait de 70,000 frs', with related material), Paul DELVAUX (autograph letter signed and typed list of works, signed, regarding his retrospective at Charleroi in 1957), and Edgard TYTGAT (two autograph letters signed to Thon and autograph lists of his 'portefeuille', including an image for 'Le petit chaperon rouge' (see lot 265)), with typed letter by Fernand Thon, and autograph letter by Claude Spaak. (9)
FRENCH ARTISTS -- 20th CENTURY. A collection of autograph letters signed, including Marc CHAGALL (autograph postcard signed, in Yiddish, to Hermann Struck 13 June 1923), Ida CHAGALL (typed letter signed to Ferdinand Thon, [the Secretary of the Cercle Royal, Charleroi], Berne, 29 November 1958, on a retrospective of her father's work, together with an autograph letter signed to Thon from Constant Permeke with a list of paintings for exhibition), René MAGRITTE (typed exhibition list, 'XXX e Salon annuel des Beaux-Arts Retrospective Rene Magritte', 1956, with list of paintings annotated and signed in autograph; autograph postcard signed, with picture of his work, 'L'appel des cimes', to Ferdinand Thon; and autograph letter signed, 23 March 1961, 'pour votre amateur du tableau 'Les Graces Naturelles', le prix serait de 70,000 frs', with related material), Paul DELVAUX (autograph letter signed and typed list of works, signed, regarding his retrospective at Charleroi in 1957), and Edgard TYTGAT (two autograph letters signed to Thon and autograph lists of his 'portefeuille', including an image for 'Le petit chaperon rouge' (see lot 265)), with typed letter by Fernand Thon, and autograph letter by Claude Spaak. (9)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Albin Schram Collection of Autograph Letters
Date of the auction: 3 Jul 2007
Address: Christie's
3 July 2007, London, King Street