With Insurer's Backing, Museum Retrieves Stolen Renoir

Law360, New York (January 13, 2014, 3:15 PM EST) -- A stolen Renoir painting is making its way back to a Baltimore museum after a Virginia federal court held Friday that it did not belong to a woman who picked it up for $7 at a flea market and after an Allianz SE insurer agreed to drop its own claim to the art.

U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema's partial summary judgment ruling in favor of the museum nixes an upcoming trial in the case, which the U.S. attorney's office brought to determine the rightful owner of...
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