Colleges as Collectors: Questions to Ask When Buying and Selling Artworks

September 12, 2008 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

When the gavel fell at a Christie's art auction in May, a painting offered for sale by Randolph College, Rufino Tamayo's "Troubadour," sold for $7.2-million — more than double the auction house's sales estimate. The work was reported to be the...

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