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Royall Tyler to Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss, May 10, 1940

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1940 MAY 10

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Washington

EumosGeorge Eumorfopoulos. Persian objects auction June 5 catalogueThe Eumorfopoulos Collections: Catalogue of the Collection of Persian Ceramics & Islamic Glass, Egyptian, Greek and Roman Antiquities, Choice Medieval & Renaissance Works of Art, Etc. (London: Kitchen & Barratt, 1940). just received. Number 59 is Popse [sic] surveyLuster plate with the scene of Khosrow seeing Shirin at her bath from the Persian tragic romance by the poet Nizami Ganjavi (1141–1209). Arthur Upham Pope, ed., A Survey of Persian Art, From Prehistoric Times to the Present (London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1938), 2:1585 and 5:pl. 708. plate 708. Number 72 Sanfrancisco 1937 show catalogue 191.Bronze canteen, Syrian, thirteenth century, from the George Eumorfopoulos collection. Mehmet Aga-Oglu, Exhibition of Islamic Art, M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, February 24 to March 22 [1937] (San Francisco: Printed by Carlisle, 1937), 56, no. 191, ill. Also recommend number 53 being Popse [sic] 776Bowl, Sultanabad, fourteenth century. See Arthur Upham Pope, ed., A Survey of Persian Art, From Prehistoric Times to the Present (London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1938), 2:1636 and 5:pl. 776. and 181 Volbach and DutheritGeorges Duthuit. Tyler mistakes the author, who is Georges Salles. [sic] Art ByzantinPossibly Saints Peter and Paul, Early Christian, fourth century, bronze. Wolfgang Volbach and GeorgesSalles, Art byzantin: Cent planches reproduisant un grand nombre de pièces choisies parmi les plus représentatives des diverses (Paris: A. Lévy, 1933), 62, pl. 55D. 55D. Unable go London. Suggest you communicate Sotheby hard gues [sic]. Urge you not miss above numbers. Still hoping sail June First. Tyler

 
Associated People: George Eumorfopoulos