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Lindholm v. Brant

Lindholm v. Brant, No. 05-cv-17729 (Conn. Super. Ct. 2005), aff’d., 283 Conn. 65 (Conn. Sup. Ct. 2007).

After learning that a painting she had entrusted to a reputable art dealer for purposes of lending it to a museum exhibition had been sold by the dealer without her permission, the plaintiff, Kerstin Lindholm, brought this action against the buyer, Peter Brant, for

conversion, replevin, conspiracy to commit fraud, statutory theft and violation of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act.  Brant argued that he was a “buyer in the ordinary course” and entitled to keep the painting. . . .

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