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Art Historian Yelena Basner remains under house arrest over disputed Grigoriev painting

Yelena Basner’s house arrest is extended

Sep 20th, 2014 | By

                    RAPSI, The Russian Legal Information Agency reported on the 16th September that The Oktyabrsky Distict Court in St Petersburg has extended the term of Yelena Basner’s house arrest until December 15th while they continue to investigate the circumstances around the sale of the second version
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Avant-garde expert Yelena Basner arrested

Feb 6th, 2014 | By

  The leading avant-garde art historian Yelena Basner has been detained in Moscow over a problem with an alleged fake painting ‘At restaurant’ by Boris Grigoriev. ┬áReputedly this painting was bought by the St Petersburg collector Andrew Vasilyev for US$250,000 on the advice of Basner but turned out to be a fake. ┬áBasner now consults
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