TWO MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENTS RELATED TO KING LOUIS XVI AND HIS DAUGHTER, MARIE-THERESE CHARLOTTE, 1786-1787.Est. $400-$600
Sold: $900 ($750)
The first appointing S. Cheyssac as Director of the Department of Water and Forests, Paris, with a manuscript line added by the King, dated February 12, 1786, 1 p., 12 x 7 ¾ inches, sight. The second a penmanship exercise written by the nine year old Marie-Therese in 1787, inscribed with verse and alphabet, 1 p., 9 x 6 ¾ inches, sight. Matted and framed with a profile portrait, frame size 14 x 9 inches. (One illustrated)
Provenance: The writing exercise, E.F. Bonaventure, New York.