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Perino del Vaga, Alexander Cutting the Gordian Knot, Study for a Fresco in the Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome, 1501-47, Metropolitan Museum of Art
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by Paul Jeromack

The Metropolitan Museum had a good week at the annual Old Master sales at Sotheby’s New York in January. At a time when budgets are tight and acquisition funds scarce, it’s unusual for any American museum to bid directly at auction and even more exceptional for it to win -- and rarer still when both lots in question are by the same artist.