[Sartre, Jean-Paul. (1905–1980)] Faux, Claude. (1930–2017)

Autograph Letter Signed from His Secretary

ALS written by longtime secretary Claude Faux to Professor Irma Antonetto of the Associazione Culturale Italiana regarding an invitation to have the philosopher speak.  6 August 1959;  1 pp. on half a sheet of A4.  In part (Translated from the French) "I cannot reach JP Sartre, who is on vacation in Italy at the moment. / Do you want to write him again in October so he may consider your proposition?"  Two holes to left margin, else fine.  8.5 x 5.5 inches (21.6 x 14 cm.).

Claud Faux was a lawyer and Sartre's secretary, responsible for managing international rights to the influential author's works.  He was married to French politician, lawyer, and essayist Gisèle Halimi.

Founded in 1947, the Associazione Culturale Italiana [Association of Italian Culture] has brought hundreds of philosophers, writers, scientists, artists, and Nobel winners to lecture in Italy.  Professor Irma Antonnetto, founder of the ACI, was recipient of the 1964 Cavaliere al merito della Repubblica italiana. (19209)

Philosophy & Religions
Autograph Letter