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look at them.

Then just recently, because I didn't have a major painting by Chagall and I think that he is one of the great painters of the first half of the 20th century, the first 60 years, I have traded two important pictures for what I think is probably the most desirable Chagall I ever saw. It's called “Window and Flowers,” and it has two marvelous bouquets of flowers.

Q:

Is it a large one?

Lasker:

And a window--large. Yes. As a matter of fact, I'll show you a print of it.

Q:

Oh, beautiful.

Lasker:

Isn't it pretty? Chagall personally--I don't know whether I talked about him or not. Did I?

Q:

You said a little about Chagall, yes.

Lasker:

He's one of the most beguiling and touching human beings there is. He's really gotten better in the latter part of his life than he was in the beginning as an artist, more exciting as



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