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Sothebys litigators put on silly wigs to go middle English using terms such as "duff and plum" while they really employ an old ambulance chaser tactic, sue the richest defendant

Nice try Mr. Glickman

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The case of an allegedly forged Frans Hals was back before court in London last week as one of the sellers, investment company Fairlight Art Ventures, appealed a previous judgment that made it liable to reimburse Sotheby’s for compensating a buyer.

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Back in 2016, following a report in The Art Newspaper revealing suspicions surrounding a series of Old Masters paintings linked to the French collector and dealer Giuliano Ruffini, Sotheby’s conducted a forensic analysis of a portrait it had sold which bore Hals’ signature, concluding it was “without any doubt a modern forgery".

Read more on The Art Newspaper:

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/sotheby-s-forged-frans-hals-appeal

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