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SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A classic painting that was removed from the walls of Auburn's Seward House Museum more than five years ago is finally going to be sold, potentially for more than $18 million.

Cole Thomas Portage Falls on the Genesee 1839Cole Thomas Portage Falls on the Genesee 1839

The sale of the 1839 painting called "Portage Falls on the Genesee" by Thomas Cole will happen in the near future after years of negotiations between the Seward House Museum, the Emerson Foundation and the state Charities Bureau.

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