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    A LETTER FROM RENOIR TO ALINE CONCERNING HER HEALTH, THE FRAGILE CONDITION OF THEIR RECOVERING SON, PIERRE AND THEIR FAMILY DOCTOR, "LATTY"

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    Autograph letter signed, two pages [one sheet, folded] Renoir writes that he went to the village of Le Portel and worries that because it is on a high cliff it could be too dangerous for the little one. He implores her to try to get some exercise. I fear that your weight will harm you. I confess that it's not easy to lose weight, but I don't want you to become sick before you age. [Aline had diabetes.] In the balance of the letter he discusses Pierrot's non-healing wound and his confidence in Latty [Dr. Latty], and his upcoming rendezvous with his wife in Paris.


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    Folds; small tear along fold.

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    September, 2013
    19th Thursday
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