Deaccession Decried: Heade sale swirls with controversy

  • October 04, 2009 17:07

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one of the Heade oil sketches

St. AUGUSTINE, FLA. - The story of the Martin Johnson Heade sale twists and turns with claims and counter-claims, charges and counter-charges. The St. Augustine Historical Society's collection contained 24 oil sketches, the artist's preliminary drawings for some finished works. They reportedly went for $3 million in a private sale to an art dealer. At least one other dealer is irked...

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