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False Impressions: The Hunt for Big-Time Art Fakesby Thomas Hoving
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Delving into one of the most sacrosanct areas of culture--fine art collecting--Thomas Hoving presents a gallery of art fakes, fakers, and the suckers who fell for the scams. From the shroud of Turin to pre-Colombian pottery, Hoving reveals the biggest, the best, the most embarrassing, and the most costly forgeries in history--many of them unknown until now. photos.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -347) and index.
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