Hi, I need a legal advice regarding art. Can you help me? Basically, it's regarding the paintings which a German auction declared them as forgeries. I actually purchased the paintings from a legitimate source and they were actually published in a monograph by a leading Russian avant-guarde expert Anthony Parton. This auction house said that they are going to report these paintings to Germain police. They don't have the right to do so as I have proof where they come from and that they were actually published. Please help
You really didn't give me any answer
Can you get me one of your solicitors who would actually be able to help?
Thank you so much. But the auction people said that they are going to report them to the German police as fakes, meaning that even the paintings were genuine, they would still be stigmatised forever and then it would be difficult to prove otherwise. Also, these paintings did come with certificates of authenticity. They were even published in one of the books by Anthony Parton, whom this auction house does not recognise any more as an expert. Not recognising and expert does not mean that the paintings are fake. Is there any way I can stop this stigma happening?
Thank you so much for your excellent advise. I'll definitely go down this route
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