New York Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Sculpture; Unauthorized Cast
1. For purposes of this section an “unauthorized sculpture cast” shall mean any sculpture created by an artist which is produced, fabricated, or carved either before or following the death of such artist without the written permission of the artist or the estate, heirs, or other legal representative of the artist.
2. It shall be unlawful to produce, offer for sale, sell or consign an unauthorized sculpture cast, provided, however, that this prohibition shall not apply where the phrase “THIS IS A REPRODUCTION” is imprinted and appears in a clear and legible fashion on each such sculpture in the same location and with the same size lettering as the date and identifying mark as required by section 14.05 of this article.