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    TWO LETTERS FROM RENOIR TO ALINE REGARDING HIS MOTHER'S DECLINING HEALTH

    THE RENOIR COLLECTION

    Autograph letter signed, one page [one sheet folded, three pages blank], reads: My dear friend, I'm going to stay here a few more days in order to bring something back if I can. I'm waiting for my mother to be doing better in order to tell you some hard things. I am and will be all my life in uncertainty. If only my mother was doing better and I could work, I'd tell you to come for a few days, in another hotel, but I want to know before if I stay more than 8 days. I hope not. I embrace you, Auguste. I urge you to take up your English again, we will welcome the next friend (?). Accompanied by a second autograph letter signed, one page [one sheet folded, three pages blank], reads: My dear friend, My mother is worse. I will probably return soon. Do not write me. I embrace you, Auguste.


    Condition Report*: [letter one] folds; soiling on verso [letter two] creases; soiling
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    Auction Dates
    September, 2013
    19th Thursday
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