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May 18TH, 1938

Dear Miss Roullier:

I take pleasure in confirming to you the terms of the conversation I had with you and Mrs. Goodspeed regarding our project of an exhibition of the works of Picasso and Juan Gris to be held at the Arts Club for three weeks or eventually a month at the very beginning of January 1939.

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As far as we are able to ascertain now, we feel that we are going to have a very fine show by these artists in New York, and we would send these exhibitions on to you, providing you would pay for the packing, shipping and insurance of all the pictures from our galleries in New York to the Arts Club in Chicago, and back to our New York premises.

In connection with this show, we plan to have some fine catalogues printed which will sell for one dollar. From what you told me, I understand that it is unlikely that you would be able to sell many of these, so we will not have any additional printings made especially for the Arts Club, but nevertheless, will send you a small number of them in case you feel that you can sell some, as they will quite an interesting document in connection with the show. 

As far as we can see, the combined Picasso-Juan Gris Exhibition will comprise about forty pictures of which we expect quite a few will be for sale, and on which eventual sales we are, of course, quite willing to give the Arts Club the usual commission.

Will you be kind enough to confirm to me the principle of this exhibition together with the dates, and hoping that it will meet with great success in your city, thanks to the Arts Club and your personal efforts, 

Please believe me to be

Yours respectfully,

(C. M. de Hauke)

Miss Alice F. Roullier
The Arts Club of Chicago
400 North Michigan Avenue 
Chicago, Illinois

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