Marc (Marquis de)] - Lucas [Favrat

[Favrat, Marc (Marquis de)] - Lucas, Christopher

journalist (fl. 1950s). 2 autograph documents signed. New York. 4to. (¾+½ =) 1¼ pp. on 2ff.
$ 129 / 120 € (87300/BN57761)

Declaration of subtenancy of Lucas's New York apartment for one month by his cousin Marc Favrat, rented for 225 dollars: "Je sousigné, Christopher Lucas, certifie que Marc Favrat de Hohenzollern, m'a payé la somme de $225 [...] pour la souslocation de mon appartement [...]". Accompanied by an English declaration. - Marc Favrat had met Princess Elisabeth of Romania (1894-1956) in France, where she finally settled in Cannes some years after her expulsion from Romania in 1947 when the Romanian People's Republic had been proclaimed.

The much younger aspiring artist Favrat became Elisabeth's lover, equerry (or Grand Chamberlain), and adopted son in the year of her death. - On stationery with printed letterhead "Associated Newspapers, Ltd."..

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