November 1, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 280: RODIN, AUGUST. Letter Signed, "A Rodin," to [Paul?] Nocquet ("Dear Sir"), in French,(39 views)
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Description: WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO "MY BURGHERS OF CALAIS"? RODIN, AUGUST. Letter Signed, "A Rodin," to [Paul?] Nocquet ("Dear Sir"), in French, seeking news about the disposition of his sculpture, The Burghers of Calais. 2 pages, 8vo, personal stationery; horizontal fold with minor loss to "A" of signature, faint scattered foxing, staple holes at upper left. [Paris], 23 January 1903
"Not having any news of my Burghers of Calais confided to the Petermann Society of Brussels, I would be very happy to know what has happened to them.
"Could you help me find out?"