Art: Sold

Sold at auction: the world's second largest oil painting,* the Panthéon de la Guerre, 18,090 square feet of World War I battlefield scenes, completed in 1919 by a task force of more than 120 French artists and last exhibited at the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. Purchaser: Baltimore Restaurateur William H. Haussner, who bought the painting for $3,400 from the storage warehouse where it had lain unclaimed for the past seven years.

* Largest: The Battle of Atlanta, a 4OO-by-so-ft. cyclorama now on permanent exhibit in Atlanta's Grant Park.


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