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Lasker:

For many years now. Thank God. I got the idea of doing that about four years, I think it was the fourth year.

Q:

It was largely inspired by Rosalind Russell originally, wasn't it?

Lasker:

Well, no, it was largely because I hate the cold of this part of the world, don't you? I just really get tired of it.

Q:

I remember you went to Nassau a couple of times.

Lasker:

Yes. But this year, no, I went to Palm Beach instead, to visit my friends, the Wrightsmans.

Q:

When did you go there?

Lasker:

In January. After I got over the shingles, I made a deal with Frank Lloyd to sell my French Impressionist paintings.

Q:

All of them?

Lasker:

Well, a great many of them. Not all, but a great many.

Q:

All the Renoirs?

Lasker:

Yes. For the most colossal price you could imagine. Maybe, I think now maybe I didn't get enough, but compared with what was paid for them, it was colossal.

Q:

Did you sell the Van Gohs too?

Lasker:

Yes, I sold them.

Q:

“The White Roses”?



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