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Lagrange v. Knoedler Gallery

Lagrange v. Knoedler Gallery, No. 11-cv-8757 (S.D.N.Y., filed Dec. 1, 2011); settled in 2012.


This subsequently settled 2011 lawsuit brought by art collector Pierre Lagrange against the Knoedler Gallery in New York was the first of several legal actions against the once-prominent gallery and its former president Ann Freedman for allegedly knowingly selling high-priced forgeries.  According to this and other suits, those forgeries were supplied to Knoedler by Glafira Rosales, who is currently under federal investigation.

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