Caravaggio Painting at Center of Major Lawsuit Beginning Today in London

October 28th, 2014

the Disputed work, a duplicate or other edition of Caravaggio's The Cardsharps, via Daily Mail

Sotheby’s is currently being sued by irate collector Lancelot Thwaytes, after selling a work from his collection for £42,000 that was later authenticated as a £10 million original Caravaggio.  The court case, beginning this Monday in London, centers around last year’s sale of the painting to Sir Denis Mahon, who announced it as authentic shortly after buying it.

Read more at The Daily Mail