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VERNET (H.). AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED "Horace Vernet - Membre de l'Institut". One page (27 X 20.5 cm) located and dated 1862 - Château de Bormettes near Hyères (Var). Beginning of a tear at the center fold, slight loss at page edges. LETTER addressed by the French PAINTER Horace VERNET (1789-1863) to Monsieur le Secrétaire général [du] Jury d'admission des œuvres D'Art à l'Exposition Universelle de Londres, in which he objects to three of his paintings being exhibited at the show. They are La Bataille de l'Alma and 2 portraits of marshals from the Galeries de Versailles.