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December 2nd, 1937

Dear Mr. Abrams:

I heard with a great deal of interest from a mutual friend of ours that you were most interested in the works of Renoir and had started a small collection of this master's work.

I hesitated to write you because I did not know whether your interest was confined only to this master or whether you were interested in collecting works by other French masters of the 19th and 20th century.

Having seen one or two of your pictures last summer at the exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum, and further, having read of your exhibiting others at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, I took this opportunity of inquiring whether you would not give me the pleasure of showing you some of our more interesting items in the gallery here.

I trust that should you be coming to New York in the near future, you will not fail to stop in here and allow me to show  you some of these things. In addition, we have exhibitions from time to time which I am sure would interest you, and I shall take pleasure in placing your name on our mailing list so that you will receive all notices.

Please believe me to be

Yours very sincerely,

(Robert M. Levy)

Lucien Abrams, Esq.
Old Lyme

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