Art: Minimum Disturbance

Last month Charles R. Henschel, president of august old Knoedler & Co.. went down to J. Pierpont Morgan's imposing Manhattan library. He had just been made agent for the private sale of a very important painting and wanted to give Mr. Morgan first crack at it. Puffing a black cigar. Banker Morgan smiled:

"I'm not interested in buying any more pictures. As a matter of fact, just the opposite."

Last week, trembling with excitement, Dealer Henschel summoned the Press to tell them the complete story. Through the Knoedler Galleries, Mr. Morgan had just sold...

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