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[Paalen m'a donne...]

Letter from Mexico City, sd



Author Leonora Carrington
Letter to André Breton
People cited Elisa Claro Breton, Gogo Nesbit, Wolfgang Paalen


Letter sent by Leonora Carrington to André Breton from Mexico.

From Mexico where she lives, Leonora Carrington sends a few lines to Breton to introduce a “real” short story, “L’Homme neutre”, where she is seen going to a masked ball with her face covered in butter and dyed green… A poem letter from a friend, Gogo Nesbit, to her is also enclosed. [André Breton website, 2005]

Typed letter signed by Leonora Carrington to André Breton and typescripts.
- One page in-4°, typed letter signed by Leonora Carrington to André Breton, with a signed typewritten text titled “L’Homme neutre”. A typewritten poem by Gogo Nesbit is also enclosed.

- “L’Homme neutre”. Typescript annotated with spelling corrections by André Breton in black ink and with further handwriting in blue ink. Titled, signed, undated.

- [Suis que je suis...]. Untitled, undated and unsigned typescript sent to André Breton. [auction catalogue, 2003, André Breton website, 2018]

Creation datesd
Bibliographical material

1 page in-4°, envelop

L'Homme neutre, 6 typescript pages in-4°

Gogo Nesbit, 1 typescript page in-4°

Physical descriptionMs ; Ts - bleu et encre bleue sur papiers pelure et couché
Number of pages1 - 6 - 1
Breton Auction, 2003Lot 1154
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