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for a very short time, maybe three months, and that was really a gallery that
sold old masters but also china and glass and small things, and I was only
supposed to sell small things, which I did. It gave me some experience in
selling. And the main thing was to have a job in New York and it didn't matter
what, and you'd eventually get something else, and I did.
Where did you live?
I lived in the Allerton House, on 57th Street. It was full of young girls with
jobs in New York, all very lively. And through a letter that I had from Paul
Sachs to the head of Knoedler's, I got an introduction to a man who was a
partner in the Reinhart Galleries, and this man wanted someone to run
exhibitions for him, and I impressed him as being able properly to do this, and
he introduced me to Paul Reinhardt. So this was really--Paul Sachs was really
very influential in my life, because I married Paul Reinhardt about two years
And at the Reinhardt Galleries I did arrange an exhibition, the first Chagall
show. You couldn't sell any Chagall of any kind at any price. Large paintings
were $600 and a water-color was at a small price, a $100. He was unknown and
totally , crazy and uninteresting, and not one single thing was sold.
However, we arranged a Zuloaga show in 1925 at my urging, because I thought he
was a very picturesque painter, and he brought a huge collection of pictures.
They were very
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