12.09.10 Marina Galperina

The great-grandson of Russian aristocrat entrepreneur Ivan Morozov sued the Metropolitan Museum of Art over a Paul Cezanne painting yesterday. He says Madame Cezanne in the Conservatory was “wrongfully acquired” and calls dibs. Last year, Mr. Konowaloff also tried to “take back” a Van Gogh from Yale. Well, great-grand-daddy was an art collector. Are these cultural institutions plundering […]

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