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Christie’s have to reimburse Victor Vekselberg pounds 1.7m for fake Kustodiev – 27/7/12

Jul 28th, 2012 | By

Anita Singh – The Telegraph Viktor Vekselberg, one of the world’s richest men, paid £1.7 million for Odalisque, a nude said to be the  work of Russian artist Boris Kustodiev. The price was 10 times the pre-sale estimate and represented the “pure absurdity” of the art market, the court heard. Soon after the purchase in
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