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    Frédéric-Auguste Cazals (French, 1865-1941)
    Paul Verlaine
    Pen and ink and pencil on paper
    3-7/8 x 4-5/8 inches (9.8 x 11.7 cm) (sheet)
    Signed and dedicated (recto): un / sympathique / ami / Roché / Frédéric
    Inscribed (verso) by Cazals: son sur course ici en art en frére. Fredi
    Inscribed (verso) by Henri-Pierre Roché: (original du portrait de Verlaine, fait / à une terrasse de café par Frédéric, du / Lapin Agile) HPR.

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CARLTON LAKE, AUSTIN, TEXAS

    PROVENANCE:
    Henri-Pierre Roché's widow, Denise Roché, Paris, 1968;
    Carlton Lake, purchased from the above in 1968;
    The Estate of Carlton Lake.

    Over a period of six decades, Carlton Lake gathered together what has become the most extensive collection of modern French literary research materials anywhere outside of Paris. He was the Paris art critic for the Christian Science Monitor (1950-1965), as well as a regular contributor to the Atlantic Monthly, and other periodicals. He served as Curator of the French Collection at the Harry Ransom Humanities Center at the University of Texas, Austin, to which his own impressive collection was added in the late 1960s.


    Condition Report*: Sheet is adhered to window mat via extreme edges; a few spots of surface soiling and possible foxing verso; slight yellowing to the paper.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    May, 2020
    29th Friday
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