David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, undated.
Single leaf, with holograph self-envelope, inscribed on one page. To an unnamed recipient, reminding him that he needs the necessary materials to do the portrait of their famous friend. Wear to envelope side, old folds, stain in center, clear legible writing and signature, matted and framed, with a reproduction of David's portrait of Ingres, 8 x 6 1/2 in. sight.
"Et bien, cher ami, est-ce que vous avez oublie l'amiable promesse que vous m'aviez faites de ma procurer les materiaux necessaires pour la portrait de notre celebre ami?"
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