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Feigen v. Weil

Richard L. Feigen & Co. v. Weil, No. 13935/90 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Feb. 18, 1992), aff'd,191 A.D.2d 278 (App. Div. 1st Dep't 1993).

New York gallery Feigen & Co. sold what it believed to be a Matisse ink drawing consigned to the gallery by Frank A. Weil. When the new owner subsequently submitted the drawing for authentication and learned that it was a fake, Feigen & Co. demanded rescission of its contract with Weil under the doctrine of mutual mistake, arguing...

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