I will provide more information in due course, but the researcher is a reminder that we need to take due diligence seriously when it comes to making acquisitions.
assert they vetted all of their items and “purchased each object in reliance on express or implied representations from reputable dealers and auction houses in the absence of any thefts reported to publicly available databases of stolen art, such as the Art Loss Register.”This statement fails to note that objects removed from archaeological contexts would not necessarily be reported to the ALR or other similar registers.
Brill has published a statement indicating a retraction on their published study of P. Sapph. Obbink [ statement ]. They cite Michael Sampso...