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David Tunick, Inc. v. E.W. Kornfeld and Galerie Kornfeld und Cie

David Tunick, Inc. v. Kornfeld, 838 F. Supp. 848 (S.D.N.Y. 1993).


This case, which pitted two fine art print experts against each other, addressed the question of whether a purchaser of an authentic fine art print with an allegedly forged signature is permitted to rescind the sale, or whether, pursuant to Section 2-508 (2) of New York’s 

Uniform Commercial Code (the “N.Y.U.C.C.”), he must accept in exchange a copy of the same print with an authentic signature.  In ruling on the defendant-seller’s motion for summary judgment, a New York federal district court held that . . . .

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