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Raoul Dufy Writes his Thanks to a Photographer who Documented his Paintings

Category: Art
Item Number: 14965
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Raoul Dufy

French Fauvist painter who developed a colorful, decorative style that became fashionable for designs of ceramics and textiles, as well as decorative schemes for public buildings. 1 page Typed Letter Signed in French. Dufy writes of his gratitute to an unnamed photographer, who has photographed one of Dufy's paintings and provided that image as a gift. Dufy writes: "Cher Monsieur, Je vous suis tres reconnaissant de l'amabilite que vous avez eue de me daire remettre par un de vos collaborateurs la photographie d'un de mes tableaux qui etaits entre vos mains. Celle-ci manquait a ma collection, et je vous remercie encore de me l'avoir fait tenir. Veuillex croire, Cher Monsieur, a mes meilleurs sentiments." He signs "Raoul Dufy." The letter is a unique look at two artistic media coming together, and it reveals Dufy's pleasure at seeing his own work in a new format. Some wear to paper edges, overall in very good condition.

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