Lawsuit Filed Against Sotheby’s Over Privacy of Rothko Sale

December 11th, 2013

Sotheby's sale of the Red Rothko, via Wall Street JournalA Dallas collector is suing Sotheby’s auction house over the disclosure of what was supposed to be the private sale of a Mark Rothko.  Marguerite Hoffman, widow of soft-drinks bottling magnate Robert K. Hoffman, filed a lawsuit against the auction house when the work was resold several years later, and used her name heavily in the work’s marketing materials.  

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