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People of New York v. The Antique and Design Center
People v. Antique & Design Ctr., No. 402038/2000 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Jan. 9, 2001).
This case involved a suit by the State of New York against a New York art gallery, the Antique and Design Center, for selling paintings on eBay with false attributions. The gallery owner had a long history of fraudulent dealings in art. This is one of several instances of fakes being sold with false
The history of the ownership of an object or work of art; sometimes also used to describe the place of origin, or the find-spot, of an archaeological object or other antiquity (more correctly, “provenience”).
s and attributions on the internet.
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