Lot 543: ALS in French, signed "Henri," one page, 4.25 x 5.75, no date but circa 1938. Letter to his brother-in-law, the film critic Georges Sadoul. Cartier-Bresson writes on the health of his sister Jacqueline, who had married Sadoul in 1937. She has been in the hospital for some time and still has a fever of 38.6 degrees Celsius. He goes on to describe her stay at the hospital and discusses the supervisor and nurses tending to her. In fine condition. Jacqueline Cartier-Bresson sadly passed away shortly after this letter, succumbing to her illness in June 1938 at just 26 years old.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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