Lot n° 237
500 - 700
SIGNAC PAUL (1863-1935).
End of L.A.S. "P.S.", Paris-Auteuil [ca. 1900?], to a friend; 2 pages in-8 with his monogram and address 16, rue La Fontaine (the beginning is missing).
Back from a trip to England where he admired Turner's paintings. ... "The carpet under your table looks very good. Mother will order the chairs from Morris and the little secretary from Liberty".
He missed the tide and had to wait 4 hours in front of Dieppe: "It was a full moon, big tide. We arrived at ebb tide when the water was gone. We had to wait for the end of the ebb and the beginning of the flood. [...] Do you see this anchorage in front of Dieppe! We were throwing up a bit and the sea was flat. It would have been a rough vomit, if the weather had been bad! When he arrived, he found press cuttings, with Verhaeren's article, and that of the Plume entitled "Le Triomphe du N.I." [neo-impressionism]. Bravo, old man, for having been able to impose our ideas! I feel a great success for you, and with all my heart I am happy. - To Paris, now! The Turner's have singularly confirmed me in certain ideas and I am sure that this trip will do us both a lot of good"...
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