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Christie's, Inc. v. SWCA, Inc.

Christie’s Inc. v. SWCA, Inc., 867 N.Y.S.2d 650 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2008).

Précis
In this case arising out of the 

rescission of the sale of a purported Pablo Picasso sculpture, a New York state court allowed claims brought by Christie’s, New York, against an art gallery for  breach of contract and breach of warranty to move forward to trial. Significantly, in determining whether Christie’s properly rescinded the sale based on its doubts about the sculpture’s authenticity, the court departed from . . . .






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