A New York state court Monday dismissed a lawsuit filed by the alleged owner of a Pablo Picasso painting who claimed his great-uncle was forced by the Nazis to sell the artwork.

Justice Rolando T. Acosto of Manhattan Supreme Court found that plaintiff Julius H. Schoeps lacked standing to sue the Andrew Lloyd Webber Art Foundation, the current owner of the painting, “Portrait de Angel Fernandez de Soto.”

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