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January 20, 1956

Dear Mr. Lefebvre-Foinet:

You will receive for us within a few days from the firm Crowe & Co. Ltd. Talstrasse 58, Zurich, one case, containing:three paintings

|   | Value for Consular Inv. |

| "Female Portrait" Painting by M. Schaffner
German School, 16th cent.
Schaffner died 1549
Metal Frame | $4,350.-- |

| "Holy Family" Painting by Seb. Bourdon
French, 17th cent.
Bourdon died 1671
second-hand frame value $15.- | 980.-- |

| "Children's Game" Painting by Lancret
French 18th cent. |   |

Kindly re-ship at once by Air-Express to us c/o Bemo Shipping Co. 25, Beaver Street, New York 4, N.Y. USA the painting by Schaffner and the painting by Bourdon whereas the painting by Lancret kindly keep in your custody for the time being. We will give you further instructions as regards the latter.

As we are very anxious to receive the above indicated two paintings we would be very much obliged to you for taking care of this matter immediately. These pictures are as usual fully insured by us.

Please inform us by cable of the date of departure. Thanking you,

Yours very truly,

(O. Porjes)

Mons. Maurice Lefebvre-Foinet
19, rue Vavin
Paris VI

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