[Typescript and manuscript extracts from:] Claude Monet, les Nymphéas.

(Monet.) CLEMENCEAU (Georges)

[Typescript and manuscript extracts from:] Claude Monet, les Nymphéas.

Description: 8pp. typescript with frequent holograph corrections and additions, and a 2pp. manuscript headed 'Conclusion', pp. 8; [2], 4to, the manuscript sheets slightly browned, a couple of very fant spots to edge, very good

Publication Details: n.d. circa 1928

Notes: These extracts represent two key passages from the French statesman's memoir of his close friend. The typed extract offers a lyrical passage that begins 'L'eau attirait la brosse de Monet', the opening of the work's fourth chapter ('Le Jardin de Monet') – though it follows a similar course to the published work, there are substantial differences, offering variant readings in both the typed and the manuscript material; there is extensive drafting, showing the labour of the author in trying to capture the talent and inspiration of his subject. Similarly, in the manuscript fragment of the 'Conc...more

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Price: £1,200

Subject: Art & Architecture

Published Date: n.d. circa 1928

Stock Number: 67366

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