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[[preprinted]] Herbert N. Bier PAINTINGS WORKS OF ART 2, STRATHEARN PLACE, HYDE SQUARE, LONDON, W.2 TELEPHONE: PADDINGTON 9522 CABLES: BIERART, LONDON [[/preprinted]] 6th January 1964 Mr. Germain Seligman, 5 East 57th Street, New York 22, NY, USA Dear Germain, I should like to acknowledge with thanks your secretary's letters of the 30th December and 2nd January, and after some thought I decided to send you the pastel by Couture in the normal way, via Chenue and addressed to your forwarding agent. I quite agree with you that it is a shame that one has to go through all the paraphernalia and expense, nevertheless this object is fragile and just in case the customs people would open it I was afraid they might not have handled it with sufficient care. I had a protective mat made by my frame maker and had it then covered by a transparent sheet and I trust it will reach you in perfect condition. Please find enclosed the requested invoice for the drawing. With best regards, Yours sincerely, [[signed]] Herbert [[/signed]]
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