Lot 971: Talleyrand-Perigord, Charles Maurice De

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Lot 971: Talleyrand-Périgord Charles Maurice De: (1754-1838) French Diplomat And Statesman. Prime Minister Of France July-September 1815. L.S., Ch.-Mau. Talleyrand, Two Pages, Folio, Paris, 17Th September 1805, To Pierre Chauvin, In French. Talleyrand Refers To His Correspondent'S Talent Which Awakened His Interest In The Past And Explains That He Has Learned About The Loss He Has Recently Suffered, Stating 'I Wish To Compensate Such Loss And To Replace Myself The Person Who Allowed You To Live And Study In Rome. It Would Be Unfortunate For The Art And For You If You Had To Suspend Such Studies, And If Your Situation Was Not Allowing Your Talent Growing.' And Further Continues 'Do Not Have, Sir, Any Kind Of Concern Regarding Your Present Nor Your Future', And Ends With An Elegant Sentence 'Let Me Please Take Care Of Your Present, And All The Admirers Of Beautiful Landscapes Will Take Care Of Your Future.' Talleyrand Further Explains That He Is Ready To Accept The Same Commitment Had By His Correspondent With Mr. Morin And This From The Same Day The Previous Deal Ended And Instructs 'Would You Please Give Full Information Regarding All These Matters To Mr. Alquier, Ambassador To Naples, Who I Am Going To Write To About This Same Decision.' A Good Content Letter Referring To Talleyrand'S Philanthropic Activities. With Blank Integral Leaf. Few Small Tears To The Folded Edges And Small Overall Creasing. G Pierre Athanase Chauvin (1774-1832) French Painter, A Protected Of Talleyrand. From This Date On, Chauvin Would Send To Prince Talleyrand Two Paintings Per Year. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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