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December ^[[12]] [[strike through]] 8th [[/strike through]], 1938

Dear Miss Roullier:

In reply to your letter of December 6th, we have just been notified by Budworth that they have instructions from you to call for certain other paintings in New York, and in order to facilitate the shipping of the pictures all at once we are entrusting them with all the Juan Gris which are being lent from this gallery.

I am sending you under separate cover a catalogue of the exhibition, so that you may have it on record and for reference, and kindly note that the following pictures are going to be shipped directly to you.

Numbers 1 3 4 6 7 8 10 12 13 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26.

Also kindly note the following:-

Number 5, "Nature Morte au Poeme" belonging to Mr. Henry Clifford is being returned to him at the close of the exhibition because he wants it in his home over the Christmas holidays, but as he is leaving for Europe shortly after the first of the year, he told me that he would ship his picture to you directly from Philadelphia. If you have not had definite confirmation of this from him, I would suggest that you write him directly.

Number 9 and 11, the two paintings from the Smith College Museum of Art are being returned to them after the close of the present exhibition, but Mr. Abbott assured me that he was sending you two other Juan Gris from their collection, and I presume that he will ship them directly from Northampton.

Messrs. Gallatin and Morris have, unfortunately, refused to extend the loan of their paintings as they do not want to be without them for too long a time, and the same reason applies to Mrs. Sadie May of Baltimore who has only recently purchased her painting and it has not been seen at all in that city.

t.s.v.p.
^[[GS]]
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