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    LETTERS FROM RENOIR'S DEALER, AMBROISE VOLLARD TO RENOIR

    THE RENOIR COLLECTION

    Letters from Vollard to Renoir include (1) Autograph letter signed, one page, dated 4 July 1917, located in Cagnes that reads: Dear Renoir, Durand-Ruel sent me your letter yesterday: I saw Mr. C this morning who told me he would do immediately what is necessary. With my..., Vollard. P.S. My portrait has produced an enormous effect., with autograph letter from Claude to Jean verso, dated Friday 7 that reads: My dear Jean, We received this letter from Vollard that [he is handling what needs to be done]. We embrace you, Claude. Our departure is changed to Saturday 8. (2) Autograph letter signed, two pages [one sheet, folded], dated 25 July 1919, located in Paris that reads: Dear Renoir, I am sending you with the reproduction of the enclosed drawing, an enlargement made from a small sketch of yours which I have; impossible to reproduce but so beautiful that I would be very happy if you could make a sketch of it that I could put in my book..., Vollard, accompanied by a reproduction of the image attached.

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    Letters accompanied by a copy of Ambroise Vollard's La Vie et l'Oeuvre de Pierre-Auguste, Paris, 1919, inscribed by Vollard "to Claude avec mes mille souvenirs Vollard", and dedicated to Paul Renoir in gold leaf stamp.


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