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A Tangled Web – Rybolovlev, Bouvier & Sotheby’s 

December 22, 2017

Klimt’s “Water Serpents II”

Stephanie Baker and Hugo Miller give us more insight into the ongoing legal battle between Rybolovlev & Bouvier.  Now, according to Rybolovlev’s lawyers, there was another big player involved — Sotheby’s vice chairman of private sales — Samuel Valette.  It is truly amazing how much money changed hands and how much profit was made.

Source: Russian Billionaire Seeks to Pull Sotheby’s Into Art-World Fight – Bloomberg