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Sotheby's and eBay are partnering to bring the 270-year-old auction house's offerings to the online shopping leader's 145 million active users. This is a second attempt at a joint venture: the two companies tried and failed in 2002, when art buyers were less likely to make large investments online.

Picassos and Pez Dispensers? Sotheby’s and eBay Team Up (Again) | Artnet