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[Au-]thenticated [[Strikethrough]] f [[/Strikethrough]] by Friedlander & [[?]] & described in Georges Marlier book on "A. Benson et la peinture à Bruges au temps de Charles-Quints" - Of course this was for Insure Tax relief not generosity on my part. Now a new thing has been assailling we this last November. The land Conservation has definately decided to take my Shangri-La. Effective end of March 1972

So away I will have to go where I do not know.... if I survive this terrible wrenching from this beloved place I might end up in France Greece or Italy.... I have no idea.

Of course this place, being bigger than Monaco, and adjacent to Toronto the taxes were horendous. I shall be better off financially but much poorer sentimentally

Actually I would rather be poor in $.. for all money can give when the One you have is gone what is left.... O My biggest regret is that you never saw this lovely place I know both of you would have appreciated it. But it is appreciated!

I could chat for hours about all these things close to my heart.


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* Nativity... Lorenzo Monaco, 14th centuryy, Pinacoteca Vaticana, courtesy of the Holy See to benefit UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund. * La Nativité... Lorenzo Monaco, XIVème siècle, Pinacothèque du Vatican, reproduction autorisée par le Saint-Siège au profit du Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance. * Natividad... Lorenzo Mónaco, siglo XIV, Pinacoteca Vaticana; cortesía de la Santa Sede. Contribución al UNICEF, el Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia. * [[Russian]] * [[Chinese or Japenese characters]] 

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Ambrosius Benson et la peinture à Bruges au temps de Charles-Quint MARLIER Georges

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