Royall Tyler to Robert Woods Bliss, March 30, 1939 [2]

Hotel Richemond

Genève

30.III.39

Dear Robert.

Just a line to tell you how delighted I am to get your wire “LandauBZ.1939.8, the ivory offered by Nicolas Landau (1887–1979), an antiquities dealer known as “Le prince des antiquaires.” Born in Varsovia, Landau studied law in Paris before becoming an antiquities dealer in New York and then in Paris, where he had a business on the rue de Duras. acquired 8.”Cable of March 30, 1939 [1].

I couldn’t have borne the thought of that magnificent ivoryBZ.1939.8. not going to D.O.

Much love to you both and frantic congratulations.

R. T.

 
Associated Artworks: BZ.1939.8