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April 8th, 1932.

My dear Mr. Kelly,

Supplementing our telephone conversation of this morning, I wish to confirm to you that we have requested our truckmen, Messrs. W.J.Brown,Inc.to call for the pictures that are to be returned to us tomorrow Saturday in time for delivery to our Gallery late that afternoon. These pictures are detailed on the list attached.

The following pictures we note are being retained by you:

[[underlined]] #M7625 [[/underlined]] painting by RIMBERT entitled "l'Impasse", that you will try to interest the ladies who came in with Mr. Bernard Davis.

[[underlined]] #M1356 [[/underlined]] water color by MARQUET entitled "Mole at Audierne", that was so interesting to the yound lady who came in with Mrs. Scott,Jr.

[[underlined]] #M1584 [[/underlined]] gouache by MAX JACOB entitled "Interior", in which young Mr.McFadden seemed quite interested. Incidentally Mr. Germain Séligmann was most interested to hear of the visit of this young man as he considers me extremely interesting and advises you to follow up the matter with your usual good attention.

[[underlined]] #5141 [[/underlined]] small painting by HUBERT ROBERT entitled "The Watering Place", and [[underlined]] #5142 [[/underlined]] painting by DROLLING entitled "Le Petit Dormeur", which you will probably have an opportunity to show to Mrs. Geist. Because you are following up this matter, Mr. Germain Séligmann does not plan to write to this lady so you will handle the matter as you think best.

[[underlined]] #M3445 [[/underlined]] painting by BONNARD entitled "Paysage du Midi", in which Mr. Baum, art critic is endeavoring to interest some friend of his.

Other than these works, if there is anything else that you feel you wish to retain, it would be entirely agreeable to us. Perhaps you might care to keep the COUTURE a few days longer in case Mr. McFadden returns with his mother, who might possibly share the young man's

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