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Mrs. Onassis hopes the price of a Venetian painting, as she seems to remember, is not ?astronomical. I hope I am mistaken because? - ostensibly referring to her husband - "it is difficult to persuade someone who is irrevocably set against acquiring paintings ?"
New York, New York, n.d.. 5" x 7.25". "Autograph Letter Signed ?Jackie,? 1p, 5? x 7.25?, lined yellow pad paper, serrated top edge. 1040 5th Avenue, New York City, no date. To London antiques dealer and interior decorator Geoffrey Bennison. Light stain at top blank edge. Fine condition.In full, ?Please excuse this paper ?" Do you still have the Venetian painting ?" the shop sign ?" Longhi? If you do, could you tell me again its price? I seem to remember it was astronomical. I hope I am mistaken ?" because it is difficult to persuade someone who is irrevocably set against acquiring paintings! I hope you are well and happy ?" Thank you for arranging the Persian tiles so well ?" They were perfect ?" Most Sincerely Jackie.? Pietri Longhi (1702-1785) was a Venetian painter of contemporary scenes of life. Mrs. Onassis is most probably referring to her husband, Aristotle Onassis (1906-1975), as the ""someone who is irrevocably set against acquiring paintings.?"
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