Can an Italian export licence be validly revoked four years after the painting left Italy?

Giuseppe Calabi focuses on the legal issues addressed by the landmark judgment of 21 November 2023, no. 9962 by the Italian Council of State regarding the annulment of an export license, in which our firm represented the J. P. Getty Trust.

The judgment sets an important precedent for the regulation of the international circulation of cultural property in Italy.

Check out the article on the Art Lawyer Association website at the following link.

Jacopo Bassano, ‘The Miracle of the Quails‘, 1554