* LE CORBUSIER, Charles -douard Jenneret (1887-1965). Autograph letter signed ("Le Corbusier") at head, in French, to Mr. Stefan Osusky. Paris, 8 May 1929.
1 page, 4to, on Jeanneret Architecte letterhead. Le Corbusier sends the influential Czechoslovakian Ambassador in France photographs (not present) for two projects related to the architectural competition held in the 1920s to choose a design for the complex to house all the organs of the League of Nations in Geneva: "-in order to complete your documentation, I send you five photographs from our project 'Palace of the Nations in Ariana Park'. I'll attach a general overview (new) of the 'Cit- mondiale'-" Despite Osusky's support, Le Corbusier's firm was not among the the five architects behind the leading entries which were chosen to collaborate on a final design.
Estimate $ 1,500-2,500
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California