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Caveat Emptor: The Secret Life of an American Art Forger
Caveat Emptor: The Secret Life of an American Art Forger
by Ken Perenyi
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Featured on CBS SUNDAY MORNING and NBC's TODAY For over thirty years, Ken Perenyi raked in riches by forging masterpieces, convincing even the most discerning experts that his works were authentic. Growing up as a working-class kid in Fort... (read more)

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The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han Van Meegeren
The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han Van Meegeren
by Jonathan Lopez
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It's a story that made Dutch painter Han van Meegeren famous worldwide when it broke at the end of World War II: A lifetime of disappointment drove him to forge Vermeers, one of which he sold to Hermann Goering in mockery of the Nazis. And... (read more)

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Solar Dance: Van Gogh, Forgery, and the Eclipse of Certainty
Solar Dance: Van Gogh, Forgery, and the Eclipse of Certainty
by Modris Eksteins
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Finalist, 2012 Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction, Writers' Trust of... (read more)

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The Forger's Spell: A True Story of Vermeer, Nazis, and the Greatest Art Hoax of the Twentieth Century
The Forger's Spell: A True Story of Vermeer, Nazis, and the Greatest Art Hoax of the Twentieth Century
by Edward Dolnick
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As riveting as a World War II thriller, The Forger's Spell is the true story of Johannes Vermeer and the small-time Dutch painter who dared to impersonate him centuries later. The con man's mark was Hermann Goering, one of the most reviled leaders of... (read more)

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Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art
Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art
by Laney Salisbury
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The true story of one of the twentieth century's most audacious art frauds Filled with extraordinary characters and told at breakneck speed, Provenance reads like a well-plotted thriller. But this is most certainly not fiction. It is the astonishing... (read more)

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I Was Vermeer: The Rise and Fall of the Twentieth Century's Greatest Forger
I Was Vermeer: The Rise and Fall of the Twentieth Century's Greatest Forger
by Frank Wynne
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Frank Wynnes remarkable book tells the story of Han van Meegeren, a paranoid, drug-addicted, second-rate painter whose Vermeer forgeries made him a secret superstar of the art world—and along the way, it reveals the collusion and ego that, even... (read more)

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How to Identify a Forgery: A Guide to Spotting Fake Art, Counterfeit Currencies, and More
How to Identify a Forgery: A Guide to Spotting Fake Art, Counterfeit Currencies, and More
by Suzanne Bell
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Fakes and counterfeits have existed since ancient times; and while the methods of forgery have surely advanced, so has the science necessary to identify them. Currency, art, and historical artifacts are only a few of the objects commonly forged; and... (read more)

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The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery
The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery
by Ingrid D Rowland
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Bored teenager Curzio Inghirami staged perhaps the most outlandish prank of the seventeenth century when he hatched a wild scheme that preyed on the Italian fixation with ancestry by forging an array of ancient Latin and Etruscan documents. Stashing the... (read more)

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False Impressions: The Hunt for Big-Time Art Fakes
False Impressions: The Hunt for Big-Time Art Fakes
by 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... (read more)

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The American Leonardo: A Tale of Obsession, Art and Money
The American Leonardo: A Tale of Obsession, Art and Money
by John Brewer
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In 1919 a returning World War I veteran named Harry Hahn and his French bride attempted to sell what they thought was a painting by Leonardo Da Vinci in New York. Renowned art dealer Sir Joseph Duveen declared the picture-La Belle Ferronnière-a fake... (read more)

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The Art Detective: Fakes, Frauds, and Finds and the Search for Lost Treasures
The Art Detective: Fakes, Frauds, and Finds and the Search for Lost Treasures
by Philip Mould
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The supremely telegenic star of the original Antiques Roadshow dishes up his best tales of uncovering lost masterpieces and unmasking fakes. How can you tell a masterpiece from a piece of junk? Philip Mould has been so successful at discovering buried... (read more)

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The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han Van Meegeren
The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han Van Meegeren
by Jonathan Lopez
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False impressions :the hunt for big-time art fakes
False impressions :the hunt for big-time art fakes
by Thomas Hoving
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-347) and index.... (read more)

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Art Stealers
Art Stealers
by Milton Estrow
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Flag on Devils Island
Flag on Devils Island
by Francis Lagrange
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Flag on Devils Island
Flag on Devils Island
by Francis Lagrange
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False Impressions the Hunt for Big Time Art Fakes
False Impressions the Hunt for Big Time Art Fakes
by Thomas Hoving
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Prince of Forgers
Prince of Forgers
by Joseph Rosenblum
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Inquiry Into the Forgery of the Etruscan
Inquiry Into the Forgery of the Etruscan
by Dietric Von Bothmer
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Van Meegeren Master Forger
Van Meegeren Master Forger
by Lord Kilbracken
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