Lot 367: [DEGAS EDGAR: (1834-1917) French Impressionist
July 13, 2013
Marbella, Malaga, SpainLive Auction
Description: [DEGAS EDGAR: (1834-1917) French Impressionist Painter. MAURI ROSITA: (1850-1923) Spanish Catalan Ballet Dancer. A.L.S., Rosita, on two sides of her personal printed visiting card, n.p., n.d., to her friend Monserrat, in Spanish. Mauri states that she is sorry that she was not at home to receive her correspondent although explains that she will be at home from 6pm each day and would welcome seeing him 'if you would dare to consider honouring me again with your visit'. Some extremely minor age toning and light age wear, otherwise VG. £100-120
Notes: Mauri was a favourite subject of several painters, most notably Edgar Degas who portrayed her in his Fin d'arabesque (1877) and several other works.