140 'Lost' Masterworks to Hit Sotheby's Auction

Paris art dealer's collection hidden since 1939

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 23, 2010 2:42 AM CDT

(Newser) – A stash of 20th-century artworks hidden for generations because of war and legal wrangling is finally seeing the light of day. The 140 artworks, including works by Picasso, Derain, and Renoir, had been placed in a Paris bank vault by influential art dealer Ambroise Vollard's...   Read full story »


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