From our private database of 14,000+ case briefs...
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation v. Lubell
Court of Appeals of New York
569 N.E.2d 426 (1991)
Rachel Lubell (defendant) purchased a painting from a reputable art gallery in 1967. Upon her attempt to sell the painting at auction in 1986, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation (plaintiff), which runs the Guggenheim Museum in New York, came forward to claim the painting as its own. The Foundation claimed that the painting had been stolen sometime in the mid-1960s. The Foundation then brought an action for replevin against Lubell. Lubell moved for summary judgment in the trial court, and was successful. The Appellate Division dismissed her motion for summary judgment. Lubell petitioned for certiorari to the Court of Appeals of New York.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Wachtler, C.J.)
What to do next…
Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.
You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 97,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Vanderbilt, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students. Read our student testimonials.
Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.
Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students. Read more about Quimbee.
Here's why 202,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:
- Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 14,000 briefs, keyed to 188 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
- The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
- Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
- Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.