Richard Neutra

Neutra, Richard

Architekt (1892-1970). 2 (1 autogr. and 1 typed) letter signed. Los Angeles. Zusammen (1+1 =) 2 SS. auf 2 Bll. Gr.-4to.
$ 5,051 / 4.500 € (45220/BN31494)

To the artist and architect Blanding Sloane (1886-1975), asking him for suggestions regarding blueprints for "a crafts center to be erected adjacent to a Mexican Housing Project on which I was and am the consultant", and making arrangements to visit New Mexico for a lecture. Neutra also tells Sloan he has recommended that the National Youth Administration (of which Neutra was regional director) employ Sloan to help oversee the project. - On stationery with headed paper.

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Neutra, Richard

Architekt (1892-1970). Typed letter signed. Los Angeles. 1 S. Gr.-4to.
$ 1,684 / 1.500 € (45328/BN31702)

To Mildred Sloane, the wife of artist and architect Blanding Sloane (1886-1975), regarding the trip to New Mexico: "[...] It looks like there will be an interesting time in New Mexiko this summer and I appreciate the possibility to see something of it. Just spoke at the San Francisco convention of the Federation of Arts. The convention at the University of Mexico offers a fine platform, I am sure, and I thought of showing a few slides too [...]". - On headed paper.

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Neutra, Richard

Architekt (1892-1970). Autograph letter signed. O. O. 1 S. 4to.
$ 1,684 / 1.500 € (72738/BN46756)

To the graphologist Fritz Schweighofer, expressing his interest in Schweighofer's research on graphology and asking for an analysis of these handwritten lines: "Ihre Forschungsarbeit, die sich auf Handschriften als Charakterausdruck bezieht, ist von grossem und allgemeinem Interesse. Vielleicht darf man erfahren was Ihre Experten in solch ein paar Zeilen finden können [...]". - Slightly wrinkled, some traces of mounting.

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