verb (used with object)
to sell (a work of art) from a museum's or gallery's collections, especially with a view to acquiring funds for the purchase of other works.
verb (used without object)
to deaccession a work of art from a museum's or gallery's collections.
a deaccessioned work of art.
Origin of deaccession
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