ONE of the most princely private caravans of art ever to take to the road was camped last week in Portland, Ore., first stop on an 18-month tour of major U.S. museums. Carried in three moving vans, traveling by secret routes and picking up police escorts en route, the show's 101 paintings added up to $5,600,000 worth of art masterworks, ranging in period from late Renaissance to Braque and Matisse, in size from a 20-ft. Monet Nymphéas to an 11-in Madonna and Child by Dutch Master Lucas van Leyden. Owner of this treasure trove...

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