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Rogath v. Siebenmann
Citation:129 F .3d 261.
Defendant sold a painting to the plaintiff for $570,000. In the Bill of Sale the defendant warranted that he was the sole owner of the painting, that the painting was authentic and that he was not aware of any challenge to its authenticity. When the plaintiff tried to sell the painting to an art gallery for $950,000, the art gallery learned of a challenge to the painting’s authenticity and requested a refund from the plaintiff. The plaintiff sued the defendant.
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