Lot 591: Belgian painter and printmaker (1860–1949) who was an important influence on expressionism and surrealism. Untranslated ALS in French, signed "J. Ensor," four pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.25 x 6.75, March 18, 1906. Letter to Belgian writer Eugene Demolder, thanking him for his visit to Oostende and their time spent near the North Sea; Ensor further expresses how he would like to see him and the art critic Vittorio Tica again, and states that he has determined a price for 'The Oyster Eater,' a painting he considers his masterpiece, and how he is prepared to sell it to a museum. In fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in his hand.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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