A Lawyer Writes

Best make it a flamboyant bid

08 May 2017

When the hammer comes down on your bid, that means the lot is yours. Most of the time this is true, but not always. The auction process and the auctioneer are always fallible.


A lawyer writes: auctioneers need to mind the wording of their artist attributions or run risk of selling fakes

10 April 2017

Three articles recently published in ATG focused on the sale of a painting and in each case the key issue was authenticity. Here, lawyer Milton Silverman provides advice, including legal precedent, on how auctioneers can avoid disputes relating to authenticity as a result of misattribution.