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Mr. René D. Carlebach
Essex House
160 Central Park South
New York 19, N.Y.

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


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

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

By [[signature line]]