An Old Master swindle?

July 13 2015

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Picture: Sotheby's

A London-based art dealer, Timothy Sammons, has been cited in a raft of lawsuits in both Britain and the US over claims that he didn't pay consignors for pictures he sold. There are claims over a £1.6m Canaletto, a £380k Van Gogh sold via Sotheby's (above), and another group of paintings sold for £7.1m. Where did all the money go? More here in the Antiques Trade Gazette.

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