Brooklyn Museum Reaps $19.9 Million From Sotheby’s Art Sale
Les Iles à Port-Villez by Claude Monet. (Source: Sotheby’s)

Brooklyn Museum Reaps $19.9 Million From Sotheby’s Art Sale

(Bloomberg) -- Art traditionally comes to auction as a result of the three D’s: death, debt and divorce. This season, an additional D played a major role: deaccessioning, or sales, by museums.
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