Art: Daniel's Client

Enjoying the brisk October sunshine, a middle-aged man strolled along Manhattan's art-dealers row, East 57th Street, last week. Before the E. & A. Silberman Galleries he paused, startled. In the window was a large and ancient painting of Susanna. And Susanna was naked. The middle-aged man entered.

"Is that picture in the window very valuable?" he asked.

"Oh yes," smiled a clerk. "It is by Tintoretto you know.* Until a few weeks ago it belonged to the estate of the late Grand Duchess Marie of Russia.† Professor Frank Jewett Mather is trying to buy...

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