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October 16th, 1933.

Dear Mr. Crowninshield,

If the complete list of works for your Modern Artists series has not been entirely selected, I would like to call to your attention that we have on hand the remarkable portrait of Oscar Wilde by Henri de TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, that is as searching a caricature of Wilde as it is a proof of the great talent of the artist.

I am certain that you have seen this fine work, and merely wished to call it to your attention in case you might be interested to use it.

I trust that I will soon have the pleasure of your visit here in our gallery.

With very best wishes, please believe me

Yours sincerely,


(James St.L. O'Toole)

Frank Crowninshield, Esq.,
c/o "Vanity Fair",
Graybar Building,
Lexington Avenue,
New York City.
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