Brooke Astor’s Dog Paintings For Sale

Brooke Astor, the New York City socialite-philanthropist who died in 2007, was known for her immense generosity and personality (and deep love for her dachsunds, Boysie and Girlsie) — and this week, Sotheby’s is auctioning off what some consider her most prized possessions: her exquisite collection of dog paintings. (NYT)