The backdrop for this replevin action (see, CPLR art 71) is the New York City art market, where masterpieces command extraordinary prices at auction and illicit dealing in stolen merchandise is an industry all its own. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, which operates the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, is seeking to recover a Chagall gouache worth an estimated $200,000. The...
GUGGENHEIM FOUND. v. LUBELL
77 N.Y.2d 311 (1991)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Respondent, v. Mrs. Jules Lubell, Appellant. (And Third- and Fourth-Party Actions.)
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Argued January 3, 1991.
Decided February 14, 1991.
Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Judges SIMONS, KAYE, ALEXANDER, TITONE, HANCOCK, JR., and BELLACOSA concur.
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