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Cohen v. Mazoh

Cohen v. Mazoh, No. 604029/02 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. May 21, 2003) (granting motion to dismiss), modified by 12 A.D.3d 296 (N.Y. App. Div. 2004).

In this case, art collector Joseph M. Cohen filed suit against art dealer Stephen Mazoh for alleged 

fraud and negligent misrepresentations and omissions concerning the authenticity andprovenance of an Orazio Gentileschi painting after doubts were cast on the painting's attribution. The New York Supreme Court for New York County dismissed Cohen’s fraud claim because . . . .

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