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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Deskbook of Art Law Looseleaf

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ISBN13: 9780379201574
ISBN: 0379201577
Published: December 1993
Publisher: Oceana Publications
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Looseleaf, 2 Volumes
Price: Price on Application

The Deskbook of Art Law is the most complete resource available for legal matters relating specifically to transacting business in the art world. It offers commentary on the purchase, protection and preservation of fine and applied art.

Includes step-by-step instructions on legal and financial issues, such as:-

  • Allegations of forgery
  • Stolen art
  • Questions of title
  • Misattribution
  • Misrepresentations
  • Liens
  • Joint ownership
  • Tax shelters and deductions
  • Reproduction rights
  • Copyrights and trademarks
  • Authentication
  • Artists' rights to express
  • Insurance contracts and claims
  • Customs procedure
The presentation is organized to educate museum directors and curators collection managers, artists, collectors, and their counsel in the effort to prevent misunderstandings and to promote the preservation of works of art and the expansion of public interest in art through successful sale, display, and philanthropy or governmental funding.

This two-volume work addresses the various definitions of art, including both "fine art" and "applied art," and recognizes the effect that the established definitions have on laws, regulations, and endorsements.

This insightful work can help you guard against seizure, loss, prosecution, and embarrassment by ensuring the strength of contracts, the validity of claims, and the ownership of rights.

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