Antoine ÉTEX (1808-1888), sculptor and painter. 5... - Lot 248 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay

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Antoine ÉTEX (1808-1888), sculptor and painter. 5... - Lot 248 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay
Antoine ÉTEX (1808-1888), sculptor and painter. 5 autograph letters signed to different correspondents. 9 pp. in-8. 1856-1876 and n.d. To Charles Blanc (inviting him to "give a kick to the Institute, to my studio" to show him the model and the drawing he made for the archbishop's competition), to his friend Constant (about a recommendation to Eugène Lami), to a model (inviting him to his studio for touch-ups), to the Palais de l'Industrie (proposing a draw to choose the members of the jury among the sculptors and refusing to be part of it), to "my dear John" (about his bust of Rémusat and his financial difficulties "We are at the tongue. And what a tongue! It's been so long, so long, since I've had any commissions from the State...").
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