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5, Rutland Gate Mews, London, S.W.7. 7th November, 1959 Dear Mr. Seligman, I am sorry not to have replied before to your second letter about the Velazquez. In fact I have just sold the picture to a private collector. Soria's book on Spanish Painting has been published in the last few days; it is in the big Pelican series under the general editorship of Prof. Pevsner. Our Isabella is illustrated opposite the National Gallery's Silver Philip and has a very good write up, particularly in the notes. I am sorry that we cannot therefore do any business over this picture, but I will let you know if anything comes my way, that I think might interest you. In anycase I hope to have the pleasure of seeing you when next you are over. I will not forget the collection of early objects you mentioned. Yours sincerely, Michael Harvard MICHAEL HARVARD Germain Seligman, Esq.
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