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    TWO LETTERS FROM RENOIR TO ALINE CHECKING IN FROM DIEPPE

    THE RENOIR COLLECTION

    Autograph letter signed, two pages [one sheet folded, two pages blank] written on graph paper. Renoir tells his wife he will be in Dieppe until the 5th, that he bought round trip tickets for her and Cecile and that he received a letter from Cecile about which he initially did not understand. He also describes how difficult it is for him to paint in the cold and that his progress is slow. [ Renoir's writing show signs of deterioration due to arthritis]. Accompanied by a second autograph letter signed, one page [one sheet folded, three pages blank], located Dieppe. Renoir writes My Dear, I'm sending you a little money. I will send you more if you need it. All my love, Auguste. I received your letter, have fun. A. Renoir. 8, rue de Rouen, Dieppe


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    [letter 1] folds; pencil marks on back page [letter 2] folds; creases; small tears along the edges

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    September, 2013
    19th Thursday
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