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Rosenberg v. Seattle Art Museum v. Knoedler-Modarco, Inc.
Rosenberg v. Seattle Art Museum v. Knoedler-Modarco, 42 F. Supp. 2d 1029 (W.D. Wash. 1999), mot. for recons. granted, 70 F. Supp. 2d 1163 (W.D. Wash. 1999), vacated on recons., 124 F. Supp. 2d 1207 (W.D. Wash. 2000).
good faith purchaser
The heirs of art dealer Paul Rosenberg filed suit against the Seattle Art Museum (“SAM”) to recover a Matisse painting, stolen from the Rosenberg collection by the Nazis and bequeathed to SAM by a
in 1991. When SAM’s own research substantiated the claim, the case was settled in 1999 by SAM agreeing to . . . .
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