The unwitting buyer of an artwork stolen 30 years ago from a French museum and smuggled by the thief into the United States will have to surrender the piece following a decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Upholding lower court rulings and a verdict of forfeiture, the circuit said Sharyl R. Davis has to give up “Le Marche,” a Camille Pissarro monotype lifted from the Musee Faure in Aix-les-Bains in 1981.
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