HENNIQUE, Léon. 20639

£45

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, to ‘Chere Madame’, literary content, mention of the Academy, business affairs, Daudet, etc. In French. 4 pp. 7 x 4 inches, light traces of former mounting. Ribemont, 17 July 1898 Léon Hennique (1850 – 1935) French naturalistic novelist and playwright. He studied painting, but after the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 devoted himself to literature and became a naturalistic novelist and dramatist. He was a friend of Émile Zola, but broke with him over the Dreyfus Affair.