Letters, Mar. 31, 1941

Pretty Hard Up

Sirs:

Herewith negative and copy of a photograph of a painting by a Bolivian artist recently on exhibition here in the Municipal Entrance Hall. The title on the framework underneath means "Flag Worship."

The painting speaks for itself and before arriving at the Municipal Hall was, together with others by the same artist, on show in the local German School.

As art, the picture in my opinion is awful, and the figure in front is supposed to represent the "poor" Bolivian Indian.

Fortunately the average Bolivian does not have much time for this...

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