French actor (1800-1860). Autograph letter signed. N. p. 8vo. 1 p. Mounted on cardboard.
$ 150 / 140 €
To a Madame Fassiati, asking her to give a theatre box that had been promised to Grassot by a Mr Ballard to the carrier of the letter if there is a performance: "Je prie la bonne Madame Fassiati de remettre au porteur du présent, la loge que Ballard a promis de mettre à ma disposition pour aujourd'hui, si l'on joue [...]" - Paul Grassot spent his entire acting career at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal. He was famous for his eccentric acting, hoarse voice, and buffoonish pantomime. - On stationery with embossed letterhead. Traces of folds. Somewhat stained.