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Record NGA3/2/2/5

Archive reference number NGA3/2/2/5

Dr Coreman's lawsuit

Date 1955-1957

File about the unsuccessful lawsuit brought by M. van Beuningen against Dr Paul Coremans regarding the painting 'The Last Supper' and his claim that Dr Coremans had wrongly concluded that the picture was not by Vermeer but was the work of the forger Van Meegeren. It contains correspondence with the Belgian Minister of Education re Dr Paul Coremans' reputation and with Dr Coremans himself. It also includes a translation of the court's decision that M van Beuningen's heirs pay legal costs and damages, and a press cutting from 'Le Soir', 16 Feb 1957, reporting the outcome of the legal proceedings

Record type File
Alternative reference numbers NG35/21

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