Fake?: the art of deception

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Published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Publications, 1990 - Art - 312 pages

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Absolutely fascinating from the layperson's point-of-view. My only quibble is that there are not photographs for each entry, even though the references in the text indicate that there should be. But ... Read full review

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This is one of the best books for those interested in forgeries of art works, and it also contains commentary of reproductions of some literary forgeries. What makes it so outstanding is the numerous ... Read full review

Contents

Contents
6
the great age of faking
161
Faking in the 2oth century
235
copying embellishing
247
The scientific detection of fakes and forgeries
275
The limits of expertise
291
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