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    TWO LETTERS FROM RENOIR TO ALINE CHECKING IN FROM ALGIERS

    THE RENOIR COLLECTION

    Autograph letter signed, one page [one sheet folded, three pages blank], dated 29 February, located Algiers [c. 1881-1882]. Renoir writes: My dear friend, Be nice enough to acknowledge the receipt of 100 francs. Try to write me again about something very pleasant, as everybody writes me nice things to encourage me in my work. This would be a diversion, I embrace you, Love, A. Renoir. Accompanied by a second autograph letter signed, one page [one page folded, three pages blank], no date [Monday morning], located Algiers. Renoir writes: My dear, I received your letters. You are very nice. I don't have time to say more... I'm working. The weather is very nice and I'm taking advantage of it. If I come back here in the fall, I will bring you to Africa... All my love, Auguste. Algiers.


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    [letter 1] Folds; some ink blots [letter 2] Folds; soil on back along creases

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    September, 2013
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