De Young Museums Agrees to sell

The San Francisco Chronicle reported today that the De Young Museum has agreed to sell 76 pieces from the Friede collection donation of Oceanic art. The collection is believed by many experts to be the finest group of works from Papua New Guinea every assembled. The law suit over inheritance between John Friede and his brothers has been ongoing. See the following link to the CHronicle article for additional details: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/04/21/MNL9176M15.DTL