Volume 12, No. 2/3

February/March 1991

“Picasso Crayon Drawing”—None of the Above
— Virgilia H. Pancoast
Called an original, this work, submitted to IFAR, is actually a printed work

New Decisions on Statutes of Limitations: Authentication and Art Theft
— Franklin Feldman
Two cases illustrate importance of statutes of limitation: Balog and Balog v. Center Art Gallery; Guggenheim v. Lubell. IFAR’s viewpoint.

Six Months in Prison for Buyer of Stolen Art
— Constance Lowenthal
Confessions from thieves George Athanasatos and Ronald Cortiselli described regarding series of 1989 museum thefts; dealer Michael Weisbrod sentenced.

La Jolla Museum Theft. Art Stolen in August, Recovered in February
— Margaret I. O'Brien
Dale Edward Cletcher, alias Jim Lemon and Shelby Fletcher, arrested in theft of pre Columbian artifacts.

IFAR Staff in Review 1990
— Constance Lowenthal
IFAR Review

Paintings, Pastels, Mixed Media Works, Watercolors: Huet, Krasner, Rubens, Salle, Topffer. Folk Art: weathervane. Pre-Columbian: Guatemalan Maya Tikai vase; Mexican Olmec axe. Ethnographic Objects: Bakota reliquary figures; Bulu gorilla figure.