Eleanore De Sole Breaks Into Tears During Knoedler Forgery Trial

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Domenico and Eleanore de Sole.
Photo: Patrick McMullan.

Eleanore de Sole, who along with her husband Domenico De Sole is facing off against former Knoedler Co. director Ann Freedman for selling them fake paintings allegedly by Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko, took the stand Friday in the Knoedler trial in Lower Manhattan. At times, her testimony got very emotional.

Asked to describe her background, she said that she got her start in life as a typist/receptionist, making $5,000 a year, and then worked at IBM, which gave her great pride since both her parents had worked there. At the mention of her parents she began

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