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Lot n° 24

MATHIEU Georges (1921-1912)

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2 L.A.S., to Mrs. Suzanne GASPARD-HUIT; 3 pages large in-4 with vignette and address in orange ink, and 2 pages oblong in-4 (illustrated card engraved in gold of its creation for the Centre national d'études des télécommunications), envelopes. "What a privilege beauty is and what a fascinating power when it is linked to grace! The surprising and mysterious luminosity of the divine messages that adorn the central portal of the cathedral of Reims, I found her in a smiling face Wednesday evening on my way home from the Academy. And since then, I've been dreaming about it"... February 1, 1980]: "Miracle of Communication, these words extracted from a poem received from Belgium this morning, and as if written by me for You"; he quotes three verses from this love poem which "reflects quite well what I thought I read one day in your eyes between two rows of cars"... He sticks a piece of red felt next to his signature. One joins the printed booklet: L'Avenir d'Antoine Watteau, peintre du Roy... by Georges Mathieu (Madrid, Éditions artistiques Athena, 1973, in-fol., n°40/350, stapled under autogr. envelope), with dedication a.s.: "For Suzanne Gaspard-Huit whose ineffable grace is that of the Princesses de Watteau. With the most sensitive thoughts of Georges Mathieu 76", with a piece of red felt glued near the signature.

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