November 23, 2012

Illicit Art Trade 101: The Case of the Missing Marcos Paintings

On November 21, 2012, we learned that Imelda Marcos’ personal secretary, Ms. Vilma Bautista, was indicted in New York with two other individuals for selling Claude […]
February 12, 2013

Three Impressionist paintings, three (or rather two) destinies

On March 1, 1941, the Paris art dealership of Durand-Ruel ships to its German client, Mr. Wolfgang Krüger, three high-priced paintings by noted French Impressionists: 1/ […]
June 15, 2018

“Premier jour de printemps à Moret” by Alfred Sisley–Part One

by Marc Masurovsky Premier jour de printemps à Moret, by Alfed Sisleycourtesy of Le Monde On May 25, 2018, a story broke in “L’Alsace”, a regional […]
June 16, 2018

“Le premier jour de printemps à Moret”, by Alfred Sisley–Part Two

by Marc Masurovsky “Frühlingslandschaft” The Impressionist painter, Alfred Sisley, produced “Le premier jour de printemps à Moret” in 1889, an oil on canvas measuring 46,2 x […]