GEORGES BRAQUE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED CIRCA 1934 - HFSID 345625
GEORGES BRAQUE 5½x3½ postcard written by the French artist and sent from Varengeville Autograph Letter signed: "G Braque", in faded black ink, 5½x3½. Postmarked August 24, 1934.
Sale Price $2,337.50
GEORGES BRAQUE 5½x3½ postcard written by the French artist and sent from Varengeville Autograph Letter signed: "G Braque", in faded black ink, 5½x3½. Postmarked August 24, 1934. Postcard depicts a path through the woods in Varengeville with caption: "Le chemin de l'Eglise", which translates to "Church Road". Postcard addressed to: "Madame Marcelle Gant". Written to "My dear friend". In French, translated in full: "Infinite thanks for your cards. Now that your stay in Poros has come to an end, I hope that your thoughts turn to Varengeville. Do say yes. For you and your family". French painter Georges Braque (1882-1963) painted everything from landscapes to still-lifes, his style evolving from Impressionism to Fauvism to Cubism. Braque and Picasso were co-developers of the Cubist style. By the time of his death, Braque was considered one of the great elder statesmen of the art world. Additionally, he is credited with producing the first papier collé picture in 1912. Paper loss at lower right-hand corner. Scattered stray ink marks affecting portions of the main text. Otherwise, fine condition.
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