NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A 100-year-old Ellsworth Woodward painting found in Goodwill’s Nashville warehouse has been sold for $8,101.
Goodwill of Middle Tennessee spokeswoman Suzanne Kay-Pittman said Monday that someone in Boston bought the painting late Sunday on Goodwill’s online auction Web site.
She says Goodwill cannot yet release the buyer’s name.
Goodwill worker Susan McCullen says she was sifting through the warehouse when she saw the edge of a gold frame sticking out of a bin.
The original water color painting by 19th-century artist Woodward is of a wooden ship at an Italian port. A letter attached to the painting says its original price was $75 at the San Francisco Fair.
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