Autographed Letter Signed on personal letterhead

DEY, Mukul Chandra (1895 - 1989)

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Price: $225.00

Place Published: West Bengal
Date Published: 1981

Description: 1 page, 12.5 x 7.75 inches, West Bengal, December 22, 1981. Written by the artist-engraver, responding to a request for a photograph and discussing the practical difficulties of being an artist in India, in part: "...I have requested you to become my patron, and I wish to dedicate my book to you if you will have no good copperplate art materials are available in India. Neither any proper art galleries...I tried hard for the last 50 years but no results..." Accompanied by a "List of Rare Valuable Indian Paintings Drawings Etchings Engravings" by Dey as well as the original stamped and postmarked envelope in which all these items were sent. Very good(+) condition.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 163334

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