A woman who worked in art galleries in Beijing and relied on an art dealer’s valuation of a painting by contemporary artist Julian Schnabel cannot recoup the $290,000 she paid for the work, a Manhattan judge has ruled.

Najung Seung claimed she was misled by art dealer Mary Dinaburg into believing the Schnabel painting, “Chinkzee,” was worth at least $500,000 in order to entice her to buy it.

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