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Vitale v. Marlborough Gallery

Vitale v. Marlborough Gallery, No. 93-cv-6276 (PKL), (S.D.N.Y. 1994).

Vitale bought a painting (not identified in the case by name), which was purportedly the work of Jackson Pollock, and presented it to Lee Krasner and the Marlborough Gallery for authentication. The work was eventually listed in the Jackson Pollock 

catalogue raisonné as a forgery. Vitale brought suit in Federal Court in New York against the gallery ,the Pollock-Krasner Foundation (Foundation), and the Pollock-Krasner Authentication Board (Board) for illegally monopolizing the market for Pollock paintings and deceptive practices. . . .

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