Dodgy $55 Million Salvador Dali Portfolio Sale Ends Up in Court

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Salvador Dali in 1939. Photo: Carl Van Vechten. Via Wikimedia Commons.

In a federal court in Los Angeles, Continuum International Art Holdings is suing the 2012 Scott Ifversen Revocable Trust as well as its trustee Don Lewis and Harry O’Connor (aka Jerry O’Connor) for duping it into paying a US$1-million down payment on a portfolio of works purported to be by Salvador Dalí, but which in fact only contained a few works by the mustachioed Surrealist and was not even close to the $55 million at which it was allegedly valued.



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