Last Updated on 11/30/2006 by bidz

This is an intriguing story, with hidden paintings and inheritances….

Rockwell painting fetches record $15.4 million
From Chris Kokenes
November 30, 2006

“NEW YORK (CNN) — Found hidden behind a wall this year, the Norman Rockwell painting “Breaking Home Ties” broke a record for the artist when it sold for $15.4 million at auction this week.

The painting sold on Wednesday for more than double its estimated price of $4 million to $6 million, according to a Sotheby’s auction house release.”

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