Correspondence addressed to Mr Brame (Merchant... - Lot 200 - Oger - Blanchet

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Correspondence addressed to Mr Brame (Merchant... - Lot 200 - Oger - Blanchet
Correspondence addressed to Mr Brame (Merchant of paintings) 12 letters or handwritten pieces, concerning the business of the merchants of paintings Brame, father and son. ─ Paris April 28, 1871: letter from a business agent of Brame, who is a refugee in Brussels, about a transaction concerning a painting by Courbet, La Vague: "I have just I have just seen Mr. Courbet, I gave him 1000 francs from you, he seemed satisfied but he says that he is but he says that he has been involved in a lot of expenses since he became a member of the Commune. And he would have liked more. I told him that I would talk to you about it. As for the Wave, he says that he doesn't want to make any more paintings, he wants to keep the prices high for those he has left. And he does not seem willing to sell his Wave for less than 10,000 francs". ─ June 10, 1899: receipt of a sum of 8,000 frs for Renoir's "Le Printemps," sold by its owner to Brame. ─ March 4, 1911: bill from a lawyer announcing to Brame that he has won his case against Forain, with attached newspaper clipping. ─ August 3: receipt from Jeanne Forain, née Bosc, for the sale of a portrait. ─ May 7, 1932: The Cabinet des Dessins of the Louvre accepted the donation of a drawing by Théodule Ribot, "Job on his Manure," and awaits the shipment of a drawing by Victor Hugo.
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