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    Artist Raoul Dufy Autograph Letter Signed. Two pages, 8.25" x 10.5"; Perpignan; April 21, 1942. A letter addressed to "My Dear George" written in French and accompanied by a handwritten English translation. In part: "... I am always very grateful to friends who speak or have written about my works; but I have an extremely great reluctance to see myself in the mirror of writings and I do not hate to be criticized; I find all the complaints which have been made of me to be justified while I do not deserve all the compliments. This said and my modesty saved, I can tell you that I am well into my work again and I think I shall have quite an important exhibit this winter at Paris, God willing..." Signed "Raoul Dufy."

    Condition: Flattened folds, with some wear thereat. Creasing at the margin at top right corner resulting in a tiny tear. Seven lines of text have been underlined in pencil. Dealer's code is written in pencil on verso at lower left corner. Touch of dampstaining affects a single word.


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    October, 2019
    26th Saturday
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