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^[[Duplicate sent to
Mr. René D. Carlebach
Essex House
160 Central Park South
New York 19, N.Y.
10/25/46]]

Mr. R. D. Carlebach
The Carlyle Hotel
New York, New York

December 20th, 1944

No. 5636  J. B. MALLET (1759-1835)

[[underlined]] "THE BIRTHDAY" [[/underlined]]

Gouache: 8 x 6-1/2 inches

Signed lower right.

To the left is a young mother dressed in gray who is seated in an armchair, her elbow resting on a table. To the right, a nurse in red with a gray apron comes toward her with a girl dressed in white, and a small boy in dark brown.

[[underlined]] Collection [[/underlined]]: Philippe Wiener.

$1,000.00
1% New York City Sales Tax ...... 10.00
[[tally line]]
[[double underlined]] $1,010.00 [[/double underlined]]

(ONE THOUSAND TEN DOLLARS)

Received payment in full by check on Bank of the Manhattan Company.

December 22, 1944  JACQUES SELIGMANN & CO.,INC.

By [[signature line]]
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