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Mickle v. Christie's, Inc.

Mickle v. Christie's, Inc., 207 F.Supp.2d 237 (S.D.N.Y. 2002).
See also: Mickle v. Schwarz Gallery, No. 604175/99, (N.Y. Sup. Ct., filed Nov. 5, 2001).

John and Diana Mickle, who claimed to lack any formal training in art, consigned a painting attributed to the American artist Carl Wimar to Christie’s in New York to sell at auction. When a prospective buyer refused to pay after learning of doubts regarding the painting’s

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