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    A LETTER FROM FRENCH PAINTER, CLAUDE MONET (1840-1926) TO RENOIR

    THE RENOIR COLLECTION

    Autograph letter signed, two pages [one sheet, front and back], written on black bordered Giverny par Vernon Eure stationary, dated 16 February 1914, located in Giverny that reads, My dear Renoir, Thank you for your note. I see your long-standing affection in it. My poor Jean - it's a merciful release. All the same it is a terrible blow to me and my poor wife. My affection to your wife and those around you. Your old friend, Claude Monet.; accompanied by a second, blank sheet of Giverny par Vernon Eure stationary.




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    6-1/2 x 4-3/4 inches (16.5 x 12.1 cm)Folding crease; scattered tears along edges.

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