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April 21, 2010

The J. Paul Getty Trust issued the following statement regarding a decision involving the Statue of a Victorious Youth, often called the Getty Bronze, which is part of the collection of the Getty Museum:

The Getty is disappointed in the ruling issued today by a judge in Pesaro, Italy, regarding our petition for a stay of an order forfeiting the Statue of a Victorious Youth, often referred to as the Getty Bronze. The Getty will continue to move forward with its appeal to the Court of Cassation. The Bronze will remain in place at the Getty Villa and on view to the public.

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Julie Jaskol
Getty Communications
(310) 440-7607

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