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11 Wall Street

Telephone Harrison 4763
A.E. Quest, Cable Address, C.H. Johnson

Chester H. Johnson Galleries
410 South Michigan Avenue
Second Floor Fine Arts Building
Chicago, Ill.
May 2, 1933


We are now planning to open an important exhibition about the twentieth of May, probably for a well-known charity, and the exhibition will carry through the month of June when there will be doubtless be a great many visitors to the Loan Exhibition at the Art Institute which opens on June first.

so I am writing to ask if you have any paintings that you would be willing to loan us of the Modern School of French painters. Also, will you be open in June, or are you closing the gallery this summer? I ask this before I inquire if you have an important Spanish picture which you might let us have, and any small portraits by Chinnery, such as we have had from you.

I should be very grateful if you would consider this matter at an early opportunity and advise us, sending any photographs of pictures tat you would loan us. 

Dr. Harahe and all of our important clients are with us in this scheme, and we are stimulated by the hope that some business may develop and, therefore, our plan, as suggested above.

Mr. Quest and I send our kindest regards, and believe me to be, 

Yours truly,

Chester H. Johnson

Jacques Selifmann & Co.,
3 East 51st St.,
New York, N. Y.

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