Art Law BlogPosts Tagged With "Knoedler"

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Sotheby’s Sues Consignor To Recover Sale Proceeds From Auction of Allegedly Fake Parmigianino, Amid Continuing Fears About Old Master Forgeries

Posted January 19th, 2017 - by


In November, we wrote about increasing scrutiny of multiple Old Master artworks that have recently come under suspicion as potential forgeries.  Now, federal litigation has commenced in connectio… (read more)


Categories: Art Market, Authentication, Fine Art, Forgeries, Legal Developments, Provenance
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Fake Old Master Painting Uncovered in Europe Raises Fears of More Sophisticated Forgeries on the Market

Posted November 2nd, 2016 - by


The art world is watching with concern the unfolding story of a fake Frans Hals painting; facts are still developing as of this writing, but it’s possible that the work may not be an isolated for… (read more)


Categories: Art Market, Auction, Authentication, Forgeries, Legal Developments, Museums, Provenance
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Former Knoedler Director Ann Freedman Reaches Another Settlement

Posted October 26th, 2016 - by


This blog—like the rest of the art world—has closely followed the legal developments that continue to unfold in the wake of the Knoedler scandal, which exploded in 2011 when one of New York’s old… (read more)


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New Lawsuit Again Highlights the Need for Adequate Pre-Sale Diligence

Posted September 9th, 2016 - by


The spotlight once again is focused on questions concerning the appropriate level of pre-sale diligence in art transactions, this time with allegations against the National Gallery in London.  On… (read more)


Categories: Art Galleries, Fine Art, Legal Developments, Museums, Nazi-looted Art, Provenance
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Strange Cases of Authentication: When Is the Artist’s Word Enough?

Posted August 4th, 2016 - by


Two pending cases present opposite but equally curious issues of art authentication by a living artist.  In one, the artist Peter Doig is being sued because he disavowed authorship of a work that… (read more)


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