Fakebusters II: Scientific Detection of Fakery in Art and Philately

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World Scientific, 2004 - Science - 317 pages
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Now that the sale of a Picasso painting has exceeded US$100 million at auction, the forgers are extricating their bag of tricks. This fascinating collection of papers provides an eclectic coverage of the art and philatelic concerns in safeguarding the integrity of creative artists. It paints a broader swath of the problems in art authentication, including philatelic fraud.The articles represent 24 expert contributions on relevant topics pertaining to the scientific detection of forgery in art and philately.
 

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Contents

Preface
1
Art Fakes and The Statue of Limitations
23
Authenticity of Engraved Scrimshaw
33
Detection of Philatelic Forgeries
55
Insurability of Art
66
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