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Chairman of Tom Ford Fashion Firm Sues Knoedler Gallery Over Rothko Painting

Ms. Freedman. Courtesy New York Times.

Domenico and Eleanore De Sole are suing the defunct Knoedler Gallery for $25 million, alleging that the gallery’s president Ann Freedman–who is also named as a defendant–conspired to sell them a fake Rothko. Mr. De Sole is the chairman of Tom Ford’s fashion firm. The FBI has already been investigating a number of allegedly forged paintings that were brought to market by a Long Island dealer and sold through Knoedler. Read More