January 26, 2024

A Russian Billionaire, an Art Dealer and an Epic Feud

by The Journal

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev owned art by da Vinci, Picasso and Magritte. But over more than a decade, he says his trusted art dealer defrauded him by as much as $1 billion. WSJ’s Kelly Crow tells us about the case that Rybolovlev alleges is the biggest art fraud in history.

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- The Basquiat Sisters on Managing One of Art's Hottest Brands 

- How an Antiques Dealer Uncovered a Massive Museum Heist 

Further Reading:

- Fraud, or Just a Bad Deal? Oligarch and Sotheby’s to Battle in Court Over Rarefied Art Trade 

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