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Solomon v. Cutler

Solomon v. Cutler, No. 2:07-CV-00645 (D. Nev. 2010), aff'd, No. 10-16049 (9th Cir. 2012).

This high-profile case involved an ownership dispute over a Norman Rockwell painting originally stolen in 1973 from a St. Louis gallery belonging to art dealer Jack Solomon. The painting resurfaced at a Louisiana auction in 1988, where it was purchased by dealer Judy Goffman Cutler, who then sold it to filmmaker Steven Spielberg. After Spielberg discovered the painting listed on the FBI stolen art database in 2007 . . . .

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