Arts and Cultural Affairs - Transactions Involving Artists and Their Works - Sale of Visual Art Objects and Sculptures Produced In Multiples - Construction

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§ 15.13. Construction. 1. The rights, liabilities and remedies created
by this article shall be construed to be in addition to and not in
substitution, exclusion or displacement of other rights, liabilities and
remedies provided by law, except where such construction would, as a
matter of law, be unreasonable.

2. Whenever an artist sells or consigns a multiple of his own
creation, the artist shall incur the obligations prescribed by this
article for an art merchant, but an artist shall not otherwise be
regarded as an art merchant.

3. An artist or merchant who consigns a multiple to a merchant for the
purpose of effecting a sale of the multiple shall have no liability to a
purchaser under this article if such consignor, as to the consignee, has
complied with the provisions of this article.

4. When a merchant has agreed to sell a multiple on behalf of a
consignor, who is not an art merchant, or when an artist has not
consigned a multiple to a merchant, but the merchant has agreed to act
as the agent for an artist for the purpose of supplying the information
required by this article, such merchant shall incur liabilities of other
merchants prescribed by this article as to a purchaser.

5. When an art merchant or merchant is liable to a purchaser pursuant
to the provisions of this article, as a result of providing information
in the situations referred to above in this section, as well as when
such a merchant purchased such a multiple from another merchant, if the
merchant or art merchant can establish that his liability results from
incorrect information which was provided by the consignor, artist or
merchant to him in writing, the merchant who is liable in good faith
relied on such information, the consignor, artist or merchant shall
similarly incur such liabilities as to the purchaser and such merchant.