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October 10th, 2012

Robert Motherwell, Spanish Elegy, via Courthouse NewsJulian Weissman, who settled a lawsuit for selling a fake Motherwell last year is once again being sued for a sale of another allegedly fake painting by the same artist from the same consignor – Glafira Rosales. Weissman sold the piece in 2004 to Sheikha Paula Al-Sabah of Kuwait, who claims that Weissman told her the previous owner was an anonymous Swiss-Jewish collector. The sheikha paid $350,000 for the painting and is seeking $3 million in compensatory damages and have not specified the amount in punitive damages.

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