Chapter 2. General Provisions - California Civil Code Section 1738.5

1738.5.  Notwithstanding any custom, practice or usage of the trade
to the contrary, whenever an artist delivers or causes to be
delivered a work of fine art of the artist's own creation to an art
dealer in this state for the purpose of exhibition or sale, or both,
on a commission, fee or other basis of compensation, the delivery to
and acceptance of such work of fine art by the art dealer shall
constitute a consignment, unless the delivery to the art dealer is
pursuant to an outright sale for which the artist receives or has
received full compensation for the work of fine art upon delivery.

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