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Royall Tyler to Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss, April 11, 1929

Radiogram Apr 11 1929Thursday. Paris
Milrob
Washington

SassanianThis is probably a Sasanian bust that was described as a fourteen-inch-high bronze bust of a Sasanian king, probably Shahpour I. The Blisses acquired the piece on May 4, 1929, but returned it to Joseph Brummer by June 1930. Byzantine Collection files, Brummer Gallery 1914–1938. looks superb. ApostleThis sculpted head has not been identified. In correspondence of Joseph Brummer to Mildred Barnes Bliss, March 18, 1929, this sculpture is described as: “Life size head in marble representing an Apostle. Early Christian period $6,200.” Byzantine Collection files, Brummer Gallery 1914–1938. See also letters of March 11, 1929; March 27, 1929; and March 29, 1929 [2]. ordinary.

Tyler

 
Associated People: Joseph Brummer