Lot n° 83
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BAUDELAIRE Charles (1821-1867)
AUTHORIZED MANUSCRIPT, "Tout jeune, les jupons"... ; 8 lines on a page petit in-4.
Canvas projected by Baudelaire to write a short story or prose poetry.
"Tout jeune, les jupons, la soie, les parfums, les genoux des femmes.
The love of perfection. Everything he disgusts, he destroys.
He finds an excuse.
Finding the denouement through analysis. Penetrate the meaning (vague and general) of colours. Divisions and subdivisions."
This brief manuscript was first published in the "Œuvres posthumes" (p. 412), and appears in the first volume of the "Œuvres complètes de la Bibliothèque de la Pléiade" (edition by Claude Pichois), p. 594, among the "Lists of titles and outlines of novels and short stories".
PROVENANCE Sale Hôtel Drouot 25-26 May 1964, acquired by André BRETON; then André Breton collection
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