Marcos’s Long-Lost Masterpieces Languished in Warehouse

artnet News | Alyssa Buffenstein:

The whereabouts of a multi-million-dollar collection of art that likely belonged to the Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his wife, Imelda—unknown until now—have been revealed.

The Associated Press reports that 50 works, including paintings like Alfred Sisley’s 1897 Langland Bay, Claude Monet‘s 1881 L’Eglise et La Seine a Vetheuil, and Albert Marquet‘s 1946 Le Cyprès de Djenan Sidi Saïd, have been languishing in a Brooklyn warehouse for the past five years… Read more

Image: Former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos. Photo courtesy Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images

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