Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation

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Important 19th century French painter (1832-1883) whose works were a seminal influence on the impressionists of the succeeding generation. Boldly penned ALS in French, signed “E. Manet,” 4 x 6.75, 4 rue Saint-Petersbourg letterhead, no date. Untranslated. In fine condition. Manet's studio was located at 4 rue de Saint-Petersbourg from 1872 to 1878.

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Signed book: Chefs-d'oeuvre des collections suisse de Manet a Picasso: Catalogue Officiel, Exposition Nationale Suisse, Lausanne, 1964. First edition. Lausanne: Skira, 1964. Softcover, 8.75 x 11. Signed on the half-title page in colored pencil, "Picasso, 19.9.65," underlining his name in blue and red. Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG/None, with some minor delamination to the co…

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Hand-addressed mailing envelope, 5.75 x 4.5, addressed by Pablo Picasso to his friend and personal secretary "Monsieur Jaime Sabartes, 7 Rue des Grands Augustins, Paris," with Picasso incorporating his signature and address on the reverse, "Envoi Picasso—mas N. d. de V., Mougins, A.M." The envelope bears a Cannes Film Festival stamp with postmark dated March 7, 1962. In fine condition, with…

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French-language booklet entitled 'Picasso, Deux Periodes: 1900-1914 & 1950-1954," 24 pages, 6.25 x 8.5, signed prominently on the title page in blue artist pencil, "Picasso." Published in 1954 by Maison de la Pensee Francaise. In fine condition, with some light staining to the front cover.

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Highly influential German architect (1883-1969) who founded and designed the Bauhaus and whose other important buildings include the Harvard Graduate Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the Pan Am Building in New York City. Vintage glossy 7 x 9 photo of the modernist master at his desk, signed in fountain pen, "Walter Gropius, 1964." Reverse bears a Fritz Eschen credit stamp. In fine condition…

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Color limited edition 16.5 x 21.5 lithograph entitled 'Self-Portrait at 90,' numbered 10/190, signed in the lower right in pencil, "Hirschfeld." Handsomely double-matted and framed to an overall size of 28 x 34. In very fine condition.

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Signed book: My Life's History. Later printing. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1952. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 140 pages. Signed and inscribed on the half-title page in fountain pen, "To Helen, with Love, May 31, 1953, Grandma Moses." In very good to fine condition, with scattered scuffing to boards, light edgewear, sunning to jacket's spine, small tears and losses to jacket'…

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Six items signed by important 20th-century photographers, including: Cecil Beaton (SP, a self-portrait signed on the front), Henri Cartier-Bresson (SP, a postcard photo signed and inscribed on the reverse), Lotte Jacobi (SP, an original photograph with lengthy handwritten note on the reverse), Brassai (TLS), Margaret Bourke-White (ALS), and Philippe Halsman (TLS). In very good to fine condition, …

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Appealing color 8 x 10 print of Norman Rockwell's 1936 painting 'Puppy in the Pocket' or 'The Gift,' signed and inscribed in black ballpoint, "To Lionel Aucoin, cordially, Norman Rockwell." In very fine condition.

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Color 8.5 x 12 title page removed from The Norman Rockwell Storybook, signed below in black felt tip, "Sincerely, Norman Rockwell." In fine condition, with some wear to edges.

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Signed book: Andy Warhol's Exposures. First edition. NY: Andy Warhol Books/Grosset & Dunlap, 1979. Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.5, 255 pages. Prominently signed on the half-title page in black felt tip, "Andy Warhol." In very good to fine condition, with a somewhat loose binding.

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