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Cantor v. Anderson

Cantor v. Anderson, 639 F. Supp. 364 (S.D.N.Y. 1986), aff’d without opinion, 833 F.2d 1002 (2d Cir. 1986).

Dennis R. Anderson, a private art dealer who ran a business called Anderson Fine Arts, Inc., converted several paintings consigned to him by Edward A. Cantor. Anderson secured his debt to Cantor with two works, including a Renoir drawing that belonged to the Wildenstein Gallery. When Cantor sued Anderson to recover money owed for other works, Wildenstein intervened and . . .

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