When Greece demanded an ancient Greek object to be withdrawn from a public auction at Sotheby’s, the auction house answered with a law suit against the country. William Pearlstein analyzes this important case and what implication it has for collectors and the art market. His comprehensive article “Barnet v. Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Hellenic Republic” is part of the “P&M In-Depth” series by Pearlstein & McCullough LLP, experts in legal advice for the art market.
Here you can read his article “Barnet v. Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Hellenic Republic”.
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Of course, we reported in detail on the case.