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Marchig v. Christie's Inc.

Marchig v. Christies Inc., No. 10-cv-3624 (S.D.N.Y.  Jan. 31, 2011), aff’d, No. 11-cv-461 (2d Cir. July 12, 2011).

This dispute in New York federal court between a consignor and Christie’s, in which the consignor claimed that the auction house had negligently misattributed her purported Italian Renaissance drawing – now believed by some scholars to be by Leonardo da Vinci – as a much later German work, selling it for a fraction of its value, was . . . .

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