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by the authorities of the Luxembourg or the Louvre or, possibly both. You will delight with me in the acquisition of the "Peacock Room" and a few other treasures by the master which have fallen under my future care. The "Peacock Room" has been taken out of the Leyland house and re erected in Obach's Galleries where it will soon be publicly exhibited - after which it will be shipped to me. The matter of my ownership at my own urgent request is to be kept secret for a time at least. Please treat it confidentially.
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