Sale of Thomas Cole Painting Addressed by NY Attorney General

September 16th, 2013

Thomas Cole, "Portage Falls on the Genesee" (1839), via New York TimesThe contentious sale of a Thomas Cole painting by the William Seward House Historical Museum has caught the attention of the State Attorney General’s office, which issued a statement questioning the sale, and maintaining the museum’s obligations to maintain the work.  In response, the museum has announced intentions for “a plan to safeguard the painting and protect the long term financial viability and well-being of the Museum.”Read more at The New York Times