Monet | Autograph letter signed (''Claude Monet''), to the painter Ferdinand Deconchy, Giverny, 1902
Autograph letter signed (''Claude Monet''), to Ferdinand Deconchy, 18 June 1902
in French, assuring him how much he and his wife are looking forward to seeing him at Giverny, arranging to meet him at the train arriving at Vernon at 9h30 on Sunday morning, assuring him that his friend Saleron (?) will also be most welcome, and asking him to convey his best wishes to Madame Deconchy
1 page, 8vo, printed stationery ("Giverny, par Vernon, Eure"), framed and glazed with the original envelope, stamped and postmarked, Giverny, 18 June 1902
The landscape painter Ferdinand Deconchy (1859-1946) owned a house at Gasny, only a few miles from Giverny. His sister Isabelle married the architect Louis Bonnier.
Sotheby's, 7 December 2000, lot 151
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