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Leonardo Da Vinci’s Horse, Inc. v. O’Brien

 Leonardo Da Vinci’s Horse, Inc. v. O’Brien, 761 F. Supp. 1222 (E.D. Pa. 1991).



The court in this case found that when a gallery purchases art at a "bargain basement" price, but fails to contact the owner to double check the agent’s authority to make the sale, the gallery must submit to the jurisdiction of any court in which a conversion claim is brought, even if that court is located in a different state or an otherwise inconvenient venue.


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