United States Second Circuit

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Konowaloff v. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11-4338

In action against defendant museum for its acquisition, possession, display, and retention of a painting confiscated by the Russian revolutionary government from plaintiff's great-grandfather in 1918, judgment of dismissal is affirmed, where plaintiff's claims are barred by the act of state doctrine.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/18/2012
  • Published 12/18/2012

Judges

  • KEARSE

Court

  • United States Second Circuit

Counsel