DELAUNAY, SONIA. (1885-1979). Ukrainian-French artist and one of the main practitioners of orphism or orphic cubism. TLS. (“Sonia Delaunay”). With one sentence in holograph. 1p. 4to. Paris, May 8, 1959. On her blind-embossed stationery. To French critic, art collector and bibliophile NOËL ARNAUD (1919-2003). In French with translation.
“I hereby acknowledge receipt of the notebook you sent to me. It’s exciting and I am very pleased to have it in my library. I would like to buy Nos. 3 and 4 and I would be very grateful if you could send them to me, [next clause in holograph:] I had it and it disappeared from my library.
I thank you in advance. I was very pleased to meet you and I send you, dear sir, my kindest regards…”