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Hotel du Pont
Wilmington, Del.

Frank Gregson,
Manager

May 10th 1937.

Mr. Rene Seligmann
3 E. 51st St.
New York, N.Y.

Dear Rene:

[[Right margin]] 10/8- [[Right margin]] I have just started on a new man who is greatly interested in modern pictures and I should like very much to have you send me a photograph of the fine Redoin flower piece in the large white frame which I saw on my last visit to your place in New York.  It is my impression that you are asking around $12,000. for this [[Right margin]] 34/21 1/2 [[Right margin]] picture.  Please let me have in your answer the exact size of this picture and your net price to me, providing you have not sold it in the meantime.

Also during my last visit I think it was you who mentioned to me that there was an artist in New York who painted very much like De Monvel, but who was quite cheap, but satisfactory.  There is a friend of mine in this part of the woods who wants his portrait painted but unfortunately not as rich as the duPonts, but having the taste for Boutet, I thought the artist you mentioned might fit the bill.  Kindly let me know when and where I can get in touch with him in New York.

I suppose you will be sailing for Europe in a few days and I would appreciate you answering the above inquiries promptly and I must see both of these gentlemen again on Thursday.

Thanking you again for your many past courtesies and hoping you have a happy and pleasant summer, I am,

Sincerely,
Rod Edminston
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