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Lot #6005
Mary Cassatt Autograph Letter Signed

"At least you did not have to mourn any of your beloved ones. What a horrible time we are going through!"

Estimate: $1500+

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"At least you did not have to mourn any of your beloved ones. What a horrible time we are going through!"

ALS in French, one page, both sides, 5 x 6.75, Mesnil-Beaufresne (Oise) letterhead, October 20 (no year). Addressed from “Villa Primerose, Dinard,” a handwritten letter that alludes to some sort of disaster (translated): “I hope you were able to have your beloved ones close to you during the terrible events, at least you did not have to mourn any of your beloved ones. What a horrible time we are going through!” Cassatt then comments on a piece of furniture she wishes to ship from Paris to her sister in Philadelphia. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Art, Literature, and Classical Music
  • Dates: May 22, 2024 - June 20, 2024





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