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Felice Beato: A final and moving tribute to the end of a world hitherto unknown to the majority of WesternersFelice Beato: A final and moving tribute to the end of a world hitherto unknown to the majority of Westerners
Felice Beato: A final and moving tribute to the end of a world hitherto unknown to the majority of Westerners
05 Janvier 2023

Felice Beato (1833-1908) arrived in Japan in 1863, at the invitation of his friend Charles Wirgman (1832-1891), illustrator and journalist for the Illustrated London News, whom he met in China some years previously when, as a military reporter, he covered the Second Opium War. This Chinese period, during which he also put together photograph albums, influenced his work in Japan.

Focus on an autograph letter of Baudelaire to his motherFocus on an autograph letter of Baudelaire to his mother
Focus on an autograph letter of Baudelaire to his mother
02 Décembre 2022

Autograph letter signed addressed to his mother by a fading Baudelaire: “L'état de dégoût où je suis me fait trouver toute chose encore plus mauvaise” 
N. p. [Bruxelles] Sunday morning 14 [August 1864], 13,4 x 20,6 cm, 3 pages on a folded leave
Autograph letter signed in black ink, addressed to his mother and dated “Sunday morning the 14th.” A few underlinings, deletions and corrections by the author.
Formerly in the collection of Armand Godoy, n°188.

Camus & Feraoun : parce que c'étaient euxCamus & Feraoun : parce que c'étaient eux
Camus & Feraoun : parce que c'étaient eux
28 Octobre 2022

"You are the only Algerian writer to have thought that this news, the importance of which I do not exaggerate, could affect me at a time when all my anguish is directed towards Algeria."

Focus on an original photograph of Pablo Picasso at the Casa di Marco Lucrezio, Pompeii spring 1917Focus on an original photograph of Pablo Picasso at the Casa di Marco Lucrezio, Pompeii spring 1917
Focus on an original photograph of Pablo Picasso at the Casa di Marco Lucrezio, Pompeii spring 1917
14 Octobre 2022

Original photograph, likely unique and unpublished, of Pablo Picasso at the Casa di Marco Lucrezio, Pompeii spring 1917

Paris 1917 | 6,3 x 8,6 cm | one photograph

Letters of a Lover | Delacroix's Julie is the new HeloiseLetters of a Lover | Delacroix's Julie is the new Heloise
Letters of a Lover | Delacroix's Julie is the new Heloise
30 Juin 2022

A young romantic painter, a libertine wife, a workshop with the scent of an alcove, the nicknames of secret lovers, a mysterious passion and an unfinished child's portrait.
Enter the painter's loving intimacy and discover the true name of "the Italian lady", the young Delacroix's burning secret passion.
From the love of art to the arts of Love, Eugene trades the brush for the pen and writes - anonymously - letters imprinted with spleen and ideal, in which he "plunges his soul into oblivion without remorse , and, carrying the vertigo, the failing rolls to the shores of death! »

Baudelaire & Hugo: the story of this tempestuous meeting between the Albatross and the Ocean ManBaudelaire & Hugo: the story of this tempestuous meeting between the Albatross and the Ocean Man
Baudelaire & Hugo: the story of this tempestuous meeting between the Albatross and the Ocean Man
28 Juin 2022

Two years after The Flowers of Evil, Baudelaire confidentially published a "literary notice" on Gautier for which he obtained a preface letter from Victor Hugo. Under its appearance of simple panegyric of the impeccable poet, this unique literary collaboration is the place of a major ideological fight between the two immense poets who sign here their respective manifestos: that of the art for the art against that of the art for the progress. Discover, through this exceptional copy offered to Paul Meurice, close friend of the two giants, the story of this tempestuous meeting between the Albatross and the Ocean Man.

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