Lawsuit Between De Sole Family and Knoedler’s Ann Freedman Set to Begin

January 25th, 2016

The art forgery lawsuit between the family of Sotheby’s Chairman Domenico De Sole and Knoedler Gallery’s Ann Freedman is set to begin this week over the sale of a counterfeit Mark Rothko.  “Banking on their unblemished and impeccable reputations, Knoedler and Freedman fraudulently warranted that the work was an authentic Rothko, when they knew or should have known otherwise, lied about their knowledge of the work’s provenance, and hid the true facts,” writes the De Soles lawyer.Read more at WSJ