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Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay
Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay

This story has been updated. Please see below for details. The "Getty Bronze," a 300s BC highlight of Los Angeles' most eminent collection of classical antiquities, depicts a slender young athlete frozen in a moment of triumph. On Thursday, a legal bid in Italy to wrest the laureled figure from the J. Paul Getty Trust after 37 years became frozen as well. The Court of Cassation, Italy’s highest court, had been expected to decide whether to uphold a lower court’s order that the Getty return the life-size, footless figure, also known as "Victorious Youth." Instead, Stephen Clark, the Getty's general counsel, said that word came from the...

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