Blog Posts tagged with Brooke Astor

Childe Hassam, Up the Avenue from Thirty-fourth Street

Brooke Astor's Favorite Painting at Heart of Trial

Posted: July 06, 2009 00:51 Last Updated: | Julie Carlson Wildfeuer

UPDATE (Oct. 8, 2009) - Jurors convicted Anthony Marshall, Brooke Astor's son, of 14 criminal counts, including fraud and grand larceny. He was found not guilty on charges of larceny, relating to the sale of his mother's Childe Hassam painting, and falsifying business records. The 85-year-old Marshall faces up to 25 years in prison. His sentencing is set for Dec. 8.  Read more on ABC News. **** A quintessential American painting, a coastal Maine summer house, one $920,000 yacht, and $60 million earmarked for charity: all enviable assets. And the source of controversy in the much...


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