Family And Archdiocese In Tug-Of-War Over Eakins Portrait

Msgr. Patrick J. Garvey was rector of the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia, where a portrait of Garvey by Thomas Eakins has been hanging for years. Now the seminary badly needs the money from a sale of the painting, but Garvey’s family insists it was a loan and not a gift and is trying to block an auction.

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