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Inside cruise ship auctions

Cruise auctions rarely sell original paintings, such as auctions at Christie’s or Sotheby’s where a single painting can fetch millions. This does not mean the art sold on cruise ships is worthless, it just means it is worth less.

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Britto Giclee for sale on Allure of the Seas.

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A dedicated Britto store on Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas.

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An auction is about to get underway.

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A sea of framed pieces of art.

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The popularity of art auctions: a room is filled with pieces of art waiting to be auctioned off.

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A Park West employee speaking to a customer pre-auction. 

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Passengers aboard the Carnival Freedom waiting for the auction to start.

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A auctioneer talking to his staff (left) as passengers sip champagne. 

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Inside cruise ship auctions

Cruise auctions rarely sell original paintings, such as auctions at Christie’s or Sotheby’s where a single painting can fetch millions. This does not mean the art sold on cruise ships is worthless, it just means it is worth less.

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