Man's claim to Yale's Van Gogh painting is tossed

27 Mar 2014 10:25 AM | Anonymous

A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed the claims of a man who said he was the rightful owner of a Van Gogh painting that's been on display at Yale University for about 50 years. Judge Alvin Thompson on Thursday granted Yale's request to deny the claims to the painting by Pierre Konowaloff, who says "The Night Cafe" was stolen from his family during the Russian revolution.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/03/21/yale-van-gogh-painting/6709441/


Comments

  • 27 Mar 2014 5:16 PM | Anonymous
    So interesting given this month's diplomatic tensions with Russia!
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