Volume 11, No. 5

May 1990

NY Art Law. Is Clarity Around the Corner?
— Constance Lowenthal
Court of Appeals to hear Guggenheim v. Lubell in Fall; decision to affect art market; developments in Turkey v. Metropolitan and Lebanon/Yugoslavia v. Sotheby's over Sevso Treasure; Michael Weisbrod pleads guilty in dealing in stolen work

Four Paintings Back After Eight Years
— Margaret I. O'Brien
Testimony in North Carolina drug case leads to FBI recovery of works once attributed to Franz Hals, Aelbert Cuyp, and Rembrandt, and work by Lucas Franchoys the Elder, stolen from Detroit Institute of Arts in 1982.

Quick Recovery for Millicent Rogers Museum: Taos, New Mexico
— Margaret I. O'Brien
Mimbres bowl and Martinez pot turn up in Albuquerque.

Recoveries: Los Angeles, CA
— Margaret I. O'Brien
IFAR praised for role in 1985 recovery of Ezel Tapia sculpture.

Paintings, Pastels, Mixed Media Works, Watercolors: Cuyp, Franchoys, Hals, Heade, Hervier, Jordaens, Rembrandt, Riopelle, Schatz, Stirnbrand. Prints, Drawings: Boucher, Daumier. Sculpture: Riopelle. Mexican: Tapia.

Information Sought
John George Brown's Bootblack or Shoeshine Boy.

Owners Sought
Bronze sculptures seized by New York City police.

To ARTnews and Kirby Talley for article on recovering Koenigs collection.

Stolen Art Alert
Bury St. Edmunds, England: $33,200 reward in theft of 61 watches and other works from John Gersham Collection. Theodore Roosevelt's Revolver Stolen from Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, NY: Colt revolver taken from Old Orchard Museum.