MONET CLAUDE (1840-1926).

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MONET CLAUDE (1840-1926).
L.A.S. "Claude Monet", Pourville par Offranville [9 March 1896], to Stéphane MALLARMÉ; 2 pages in-8 with envelope. (crossed-out letterhead Giverny). About the Berthe Morisot exhibition at Durand-Ruel. [The retrospective of Berthe Morisot's work at Durand-Ruel, March 5-23, 1896, included nearly 300 works, the catalogue being prefaced by Mallarmé]. "My dear Mallarmé You will forgive me, for you have made me an avowal, you do not like to write, (letters) but the reason and the subject will be my excuse. Here, you know that it is for reason to work that I had to leave Thursday evening, and in spite of this rain this wind, I started again at once to work, but not without thinking of this beautiful meeting of works so pure and so beautiful, I see them from here but would like to know the effect produced what is said is written, in two words, you will be able to inform me and give me great joy. [...] Did Degas appear on Thursday evening and did he realize our only concern?
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