Uptown Gallery, Inc. v. Doniger
Uptown Gallery, Inc. v. Doniger, No. 17133/90, 1993 N.Y. 661 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Mar. 9, 1993).
In this 1993 New York State case alleging mutual mistake, plaintiff Uptown Gallery, Inc. (“Uptown”) sought a refund for a painting that it had bought from Marjorie Weston Doniger as a work by Bernard Buffet. Uptown discovered after purchase that the work was a forgery and sought to rescind the contract...