What a rare treat it would be to receive something like this today. It certainly makes emailing look pretty souless in comparison. I’ve come across wonderful collection of French letters and envelopes, romancing the lost art of doodling! Pierre-Stéphane Proust has been collecting these delicate novelties of the past and organising exhibitions for over 30 years. Browse the rest of his impressive collection here.
Above: From the French screenwriter, Jacques Pervert to his editor in 1951
1896 from French illustrator, Léon Lebègue
To Pissaro 1904
A postcard from Pablo Picasso to Jean Cocteau in 1919
All images via Art Postal except for the Picasso letter.
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