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NYT Profiles a Frans Hals Painting Stolen Three Times from Museum in Netherlands

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

Sotheby’s Files Lawsuit Over Allegedly Fake Frans Hals Work

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Frans Haals Forgery Profiled in NYT

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

New York – Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: “Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis” at The Frick Collection Through January 19th, 2014

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

British Court Orders Sotheby’s Repaid for Disputed Work Sold for $10.8 Million

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Museums Explore “Transhistorical” Strategies to Expand Exhibition Focuses

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Sotheby’s Reimburses Buyer for $10 Million After Discovery of Forged Old Master Painting

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

London – Édouard Manet: “Manet: Portraying Life” at Royal Academy of Arts, through April 14th, 2013

Friday, April 12th, 2013

AO Auction Results: Old Masters Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s January 25-26, 2012

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Old Master Paintings Evening Sale, Wednesday, July 9

Friday, July 11th, 2008

AO Auction Preview: Sotheby’s London, Old Master Paintings, Wednesday July 9

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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