MONET CLAUDE (1840-1926).

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MONET CLAUDE (1840-1926).
3 L.A.S. "Claude Monet", Giverny January-May 1892, to Stéphane MALLARMÉ; 1, 1 ½ and 1 ½ pages in-8, in purple ink, envelope for the last one (ink a bit faded with ink discharges, crack repaired on the back at the 2nd). 6 January. Comes to Paris: "do you want me, either Friday or tomorrow evening at your convenience"... 28 February. "It was on my arrival from Rouen, where I am in the middle of work, that I found your kind missive. I am leaving this evening for Paris to spend tomorrow, Monday, in the morning to hang the poplars, and in the afternoon to do the honors of my little exhibition. I will see you there and we will talk"... [The Poplars exhibition will open at Durand-Ruel on March 1st] May 11th. "I do not want to leave you any longer under the bad impression of our last conversation. I submit, thinking of the pleasure of having you for a day at Giverny, for you know that it is not possible to come here except by the 8 o'clock train in the morning, and that the painter's frugal lunch is de rigueur. But don't let these gentlemen expect to find a large selection of paintings at my place, the number of things possible for a museum is very limited...
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