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Struna v. Wolf

Struna v. Wolf, 126 Misc. 2d 1031, 484 N.Y.S. 2d 392  (Sup. Ct. 1985).

In this suit, the plaintiff, Struna, attempted to recover the balance of the purchase price for an Elie Nadelman sculpture he was selling, which his purchaser was reneging on paying due to questions regarding authenticity. Struna sued both the purchaser, Wolf, and the Metropolitan Museum, whose curator's positive comments about the sculpture Struna claimed to have relied upon when he acquired the work. . . .

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