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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]]