French artist (1798-1863) who takes a place in the first rank of painters in the Romantic tradition and whose mastery of color and technique inspired both the Impressionist and Symbolist schools. ALS in French, signed “Eug. Delacroix,” one page, 5 x 8, April 15, 1857. Handwritten letter to Monsieur Goldschmitt, expressing regret that they were unable to meet. In part (translated): "If by any chance you consider returning and visit me, I would kindly ask you to let me know the time and the day. I will only remain in Paris until Sunday." In fine condition. Accompanied by the original transmittal envelope, addressed in Delacroix's hand.
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