Lot 276: MONET, CLAUDE. Autograph Letter Signed, to friend and art critic Gustave Geffroy, in French, in purple ink,
November 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: BASTILLE DAY: "COME . . . SEE THE GARDEN RESPLENDENT WITH FLOWERS" MONET, CLAUDE. Autograph Letter Signed, to friend and art critic Gustave Geffroy, in French, in purple ink, inviting him to visit and see his garden. 1 page, 8vo, with integral blank, grey paper; horizontal fold. With the original envelope. Giverny, 14 July 1891
Notes: "If you would like to take advantage of this good weather, come quickly, you would see the garden resplendent with flowers. The red Poppies are perfect--one rain could make them fall over. Come on--come and breathe the fresh air and enjoy the quietness of the fields. I'm waiting for you, don't take too long."