On 3 December 2014, the Court of Appeal of Versailles (France) dismissed a damage claim lodged against the art historian Werner Spies.
When is a painting still genuine; how many retouches can it have and still be called an authentic work; questions which influence its value. Fake or real: a world of difference. It can lead to intensive analyses.
The blogs about Authenticity
A former owner who had his painting auctioned at Sotheby's in London in 2006 has lost a case against the auction house in England. The former owner believed that Sotheby's had been negligent.
The buyer of four bronze sculptures may annul the sale and get a refund from the selling gallery. The buyer presumed that he bought genuine sculptures (authorized) by Rodin and Giacometti.
The Amsterdam District Court on 8 January 2014 rendered a judgment in a dispute between the owner of a floral still life, on the one hand, and the Stichting (foundation) Van Gogh Museum, on the other.