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November 11th, 1940 Dear Mr. Marx: I heard only the other day that it was you who purchased the large Matisse from the Stonborough Sale. I think you are to be congratulated on this important acquisition, as I feel it is an extremely fine picture, as well as an important one in the artist's output. I think that with the purchases you have been making in the past few years, you most certainly would be interested in seeing some of our outstanding 19th and 20th Century works. Last year Rene Seligmann had told me that you had come in to the galleries, but at that time I do not think that he had shown you very many of our things. Therefore, I was wondering whether on one of your subsequent visits to New York, you might find time to drop in here , at which time it would give me great pleasure to show you some of our more interesting items. Incidentally, concurrently with the opening of our new galleries this week ( as per the above address) we are showing an important group of 20th Century Masters. Looking forward to the pleasure of seeing you soon again, Please believe me to be Yours very sincerely, (Robert M. Levy) Samuel A Marx, Esq. 333 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois
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