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Brady v. Lynes

Brady v. Lynes, No. 05-cv-6540 (DAB), (S.D.N.Y. June 2, 2008).

This case, brought by the purchaser of an apparently counterfeit painting, addressed the issue of whether a scholar, art museum, artist’s foundation and other art professionals who previously had encountered the work but did not know the plaintiff or have any relationship with him at the time of his purchase, owed him a duty to have it removed from the marketplace  . . . .

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