Detroit art museum's fight will 'Gogh' on in federal appeals court, lawyer says
Visitors file past the Vincent van Gogh painting "Liseuse De Romans"— also known as "The Novel Reader"— at an exhibit at the Detroit institute of Arts on Jan. 11, 2023. - Andy Morrison/The Detroit News/TNS

DETROIT — The purported owner of a Vincent van Gogh painting that was missing for six years until being found hanging on a wall at the Detroit Institute of Arts will appeal the dismissal of a lawsuit that sought to reclaim the rare artwork. Aaron Phelps, a lawyer for Brazilian art collector Gustavo Soter and his art brokerage company, Brokerarte Capital Partners LLC, filed a notice of appeal Monday in federal court. The appeal is expected to be filed later with the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati. The filing came three days after U.S. District Judge George Caram Steeh dismissed...