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Cassirer and Bennigson v. Hahn
Cassirer v. Hahn, No. 1158698 (Cal. Super. Ct. July 15, 2005).
Claude Cassirer and Thomas Bennigson filed "an action for
" against Stephen Hahn, a retired art dealer, in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Santa Barbara in 2004. Cassirer and Bennigson alleged that Hahn sold a Pissarro and a Picasso that had belonged to their respective families before being wrongfully taken during World War II . . .
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