Lot 790: Mauriac, Francois



2015-09-16 14:11:27

Lot 790: Mauriac François: (1885-1970) French Author. Nobel Prize In Literature, 1952. A.L.S., F.M, Two Pages, Paris, 19Th May 1964, To Boris Bouieff, In French. An Interesting And Amusing Letter Referring To Autographs And Authenticity, Mauriac Stating 'I Am Very Astonished That You Did Not Receive My Letter On Which I Was Thanking You For The Pisarro, Mentioning How Impressed I Was With The (Too Beautiful) Autograph. Are You Sure That It Is Not A Fake (Or A Too Skillful One)? As I Do Not Have Before My Eyes A Pisarro, And Not Knowing His Signature, I Have No Idea.'. Further Referring To An Incident 'I Have Just Suffered An Aggression, But It Ended Turning Against The Aggressors. It Has Been A Shock For Me Anyhow..' Accompanied By The Original Envelope, Written Across 'Unnecessary To Answer' Most Probably By The Correspondent Who Also Adds To The Upper Part Of The Letter The Received Date. Together With A.N.S., F.M, One Page, On His Personal Visiting Card, Paris, 26Th December 1955, To Boris Bouieff, In French. On His Visiting Card Bearing "François Mauriac - Member Of The Frencg Academy", Mauriac States 'Thank You For Your Delightful Drawing And For Your Affection. See You Soon At Ambleny…' Accompanied By The Original Envelope. Vg, 2. Boris Bouieff (1900-1979) Russian-Born Writer. Confined In Buchenwald During Wwii. Camille Pisarro (1830-1903) French Impressionist Painter. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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