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Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss to Royall Tyler, May 1, 1931 [1]

[telegram carbon]
1.5.31Friday.
Tyler

29 rue d’Astorg
Paris

Votre deux avril fort perplexes projet orientalNo letter from Tyler dated April 2, 1931, is preserved. Tyler’s first mention on a possible assignment in China is in his letter of April 11, 1931. mais reflexion faite jugeons refus plus avantageux ulterieurement helas[.] Lettre Vignier annonce vente tableaux cingt [sic] mai petit DegasEdgar Degas (born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas) (1834–1917), a French artist. portrait hom[m]es et MatisseHenri-Émile-Benoît Matisse (1869–1954), a French artist. chambre coucherThis Matisse painting has not been identified. nous souriaient jadis[.] Priere envoyer photographies impressions valeurs toiles vous preferez[.]“Your [letter of] April 2 [left us] greatly perplexed [by the] Eastern project, but upon further consideration we believe refusal [to be] ultimately more advantageous, alas. [A] letter [from] Vignier announces [a] sale [of] paintings May fifth: small Degas portrait [of] men and Matisse bed chamber once would have smiled at us. Please send photographs [and] impressions [of the] values [of the] canvases you prefer.”

Milrob

Hon. Robert Woods Bliss Avenida Alvear 4402

 
Associated People: Charles Vignier
Associated Artworks: Ex.Coll.HC.P.1931.02.(E)