Religion: Demotte Fils

The house of Demotte added another canto to its tragi-comedy when Lucien, 17-year-old son of the late George Joseph Demotte, millionaire collector and dealer in medieval art, succeeded to the Presidency of the $2,000,000-corporation, and essayed to carry on as manager of Demotte's New York branch. Still fresh in the minds of art followers are the $500,000 damage suit of the elder Demotte against Sir Joseph Duveen, London dealer, for reflections upon the authenticity of art works sold by Demotte; the melodramatic trial in Paris of Jean Vigoroux, former agent of Demotte, which...

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