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New York 22, New York

October 28, 1959

Dear Mr. Newberry:

Though I have not had an opportunity of seeing you in a very long time indeed, I assume you are still interested in drawings. 

It is in connection with these that I am sending you theses lines to let you know that I have ben able lately to purchase a truly exceptional group by French artists of the early XIX Century which, I feel certain, you would enjoy seeing. Among them are works by Prud'hon, David, Ingres, Delacroix, and Chasseriau. You know only too well how rare are drawings by the latter. 

I was told that you had moved to New York but, not having your address, I am sending these lines in care of the Detroit Institute of Arts and trust they will reach you. 

Looking forward to seeing you in the not too distant future I hope, 

Sincerely yours, 

Germain Seligman

Mr. John S. Newberry, Jr. 
c/o The Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit 2, Michigan


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