• Short Summary

    THE FAMED METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART IN NEW YORK IS QUIETLY DISPOSING OF SOME OF ITS BETTER ITEMS IN ITS EXHIBITED AND STORED COLLECTIONS IN ORDER TO WEED OUT ITS VAST VARIETY OF PAINTINGS AND TO RAISE CASH FOR FUTURE PURCHASES.

  • Description

    THE FAMED METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART IN NEW YORK IS QUIETLY DISPOSING OF SOME OF ITS BETTER ITEMS IN ITS EXHIBITED AND STORED COLLECTIONS IN ORDER TO WEED OUT ITS VAST VARIETY OF PAINTINGS AND TO RAISE CASH FOR FUTURE PURCHASES. UNANNOUNCED, THE MUSEUM HAD DISPOSED OF MAJOR PAINTINGS BY DOUANIER ROUSSEAU AND VINCENT VAN GOGH SOME FIVE MONTHS AGO. MORE RECENTLY, THE METROPOLITAN SOLD PAINTINGS BHEEE BY TWO TWENTIETH CENTURY MASTERS, AMEDEO MODIGLIANI AND JUAN GRIS, AND IT HAS PLANS FOR DISPOSING OF OBJECTS FROM ALL OF ITS SEVENTEEN DEPARTMENTS. THE MODIGLIANI IS +RUSSIAN WOMAN, + AND THE GRIS IS +LE GUERIDON+. TWELVE IMPRESSIONIST PAINTINGS WILL BE AUCTIONED- 123 OTHERS WILL BE SOLD, PLUS 100 MORE AMERICAN SCHOOL PAINTINGS AND 38 TAPESTRIES, PLUS A QUANTITY OF MEDIEVAL MATERIAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACCZKA3ZGPR6YAHDPP7RA1HC82
    Media URN:
    VLVACCZKA3ZGPR6YAHDPP7RA1HC82
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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