HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor H” to Delphine de Girardin
N.p.n.d, this Tuesday, 1 p. in-8 on bifolio

“The end of the week will not pass without me going to do penance and seek reparation at your feet”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor H” to Delphine de Girardin
N.p.n.d, this Tuesday, 1 p. in-8 on bifolio

Hugo puts himself at the feet of Delphine de Girardin


“Je ne dine pas chez moi aujourd’hui, Madame, et ma soirée est toute prise. C’est là avoir du malheur ! La fin de la semaine ne s’écoulera pas sans que je n’aille faire pénitence et chercher la réparation à vos pieds.
Mille tendres admirations
Victor H.”


Delphine Gay (24 January 1804, Aachen – 29 June 1855, Paris) was a French writer, poet, short story writer, novelist, playwright, salonnière and journalist. She exerted a considerable personal influence in contemporary literary society and in her salon regularly frequented, among others, by Théophile Gautier, Honoré de Balzac, Alfred de Musset, Victor Hugo etc.