Thwaytes v. Sotheby's
Mr. Lancelot William Thwaytes v. Sotheby’s, Inc.,  EWHC 36 (Ch).
In this U.K. case, the High Court of Justice addressed the standard of care an auction house owes a consignor in evaluating the attribution of a work of art. The Court rejected a disgruntled consignor’s accusation that Sotheby’s London was negligent in considering whether his painting was an original Caravaggio worth millions or . . .