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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston v. Seger-Thomschitz
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston v. Seger-Thomschitz, No. 1:08-cv-10097 (D.Mass. 2009), aff'd 623 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2010), cert. denied, 131 S.Ct. 1612 (U.S. 2011).
In 2008, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (“MFA” or “Museum”) initiated a
action in Massachusetts federal court to
to a Kokoschka painting that had been in the Museum’s collection since 1973. The District Court granted the Museum’s motion for
, determining that an ownership claim by the heir of the work’s pre-World War II owner was time-barred. The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit . . . .
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