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Weil v. Murray

Weil v. Murray, 161 F. Supp. 2d 250 (S.D.N.Y. 2001).

Plaintiffs Robert S. and Jean K. Weil signed an agreement with art dealer Mark Murray concerning the Degas painting “Aux Courses.” Murray agreed to pay the $1 million purchase price by December 8, 1997 and, if he did not, the undisclosed ultimate buyer (defendant Ian Peck, another art dealer) would. Murray and Peck kept the painting until March 25, 1998, without payment and also paid for its conservation. The dealers . . . .

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