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Can the new owner use the painting in their own artwork and then resell
that, Warhol style?


On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 10:40 PM, Griswold, Britt (GSFC-279.0)[Maslow Media
Group, Inc] <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Chuck,
>
> Your statement is incorrect. Unless all rights are explicitly sold with
> the painting, all the purchaser has purchased is a painting, not it's
> reproduction rights. That is the way the copyright law is set up.
>
> Britt
>
> On 2013-06-10, at 1:33 PM, "Benedict, Chuck A -FS" <[log in to unmask]
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>
> > You sold the painting. You no longer own the painting. Assuming you made
> no claims to any rights when you sold it, all rights transferred to the new
> owner. The new owner can reproduce the painting any way she/he sees fit.
> You can place no restrictions on the use of the painting by the new owner.
> The new owner can place an image of the painting on any website he/she
> wishes, at any resolution she/he wants. Finally, it is up to the new owner
> to specify how, if at all, the image can be used by anyone viewing it on
> the web. That's just how it is.
> >
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