Art Law BlogPosts Tagged With "Sotheby’s"

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Old Master Forgery Story Update: Sotheby’s Files Another Suit To Recover Sale Proceeds, This Time From Sale of Allegedly Fake Hals

Posted March 9th, 2017 - by Kate Lucas


In November, we wrote about increasing scrutiny of multiple Old Master artworks that have recently come under suspicion as potential forgeries.  And in January, we posted about a federal lawsuit … (read more)


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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 Kate Lucas


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)


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Sotheby’s Goes To Court in Rybolovlev/Bouvier Dispute Over Leonardo Painting

Posted January 10th, 2017 - by Kate Lucas


We’ve written before about the bitter feud between Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev and his former art dealer, Swiss businessman Yves Bouvier.  Our previous post contains more detail, but in… (read more)


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Suit Over Cady Noland Artwork Ends Without Significant Ruling on VARA

Posted January 3rd, 2017 - by Kate Lucas


We’ve written before about conceptual artist Cady Noland, whose works command huge prices in the market, but who has a history of being highly particular about how her creations are installed, ma… (read more)


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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 Kate Lucas


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)


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