Gallery Accused of selling forged $5.5 million Rothko

20130201 091129 Gallery Accused of selling forged $5.5 million Rothko

New York’s now-closed Knoedler Gallery is being sued by a family trust for allegedly selling them a forged painting by Mark Rothko for $5.5 million. The gallery has faced similar lawsuits in the past, and is accused of withholding information that may have discouraged the sale.
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