Lot 282: VERNET, HORACE. Two Autograph Letters Signed, "H Vernet," to different recipients on various topics, in French.
01 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: VERNET, HORACE. Two Autograph Letters Signed, "H Vernet," to different recipients on various topics, in French. The first, to a married woman, thanking for a gift. 1 page, 12mo, mourning stationery, with integral blank. The second, to the Director of the School of Fine Arts, thanking him for disposing of some of Vernet's paintings, and informing him of Vernet's candidacy as supervisor of the school in Rome. 1 page, 8vo; inlaid. (MRS) Champagnette, 24 August 1859; Np, nd
Notes: ". . . I cannot bring myself to leave the place where I find myself so well. However, I will definitely have to come to terms with leaving Marie all alone and the first days of next week I will go to tell you the details of the good life that I had here for three months . . . ."