Forgeries

Lawsuitsarchive

Top collector Werner Bokelberg suing for over $1.7 million-worth of “vintage” Man Ray prints

Magnificent Man Rays turn out to be too good to be true, throwing doubt over other collections of his work

Christie'sarchive

Christie’s sale loses a probable half million over withdrawn paintings found to be fakes

Experts proved just before last year’s auction in New York that at least six paintings were recent forgeries

Fakes and forgeries at the Appraisers conference

“Trompe l’oeil: to fool the eye and to challenge the appraiser” is on in New York

July 1994archive

The hunting and capture of two fakers: Mr and Mrs 'van den Bergen' arrested on forgery charges

Ali Baba’s cave of forgeries uncovered—the crucial evidence lay in the fake certificates

Forgeriesarchive

French association of Bronze-founders establish code of ethics

An attempt to combat the damage being caused by forgeries and unauthorised castings

Forgeriesarchive

French bronze founders propose action against forgery

Syndicat Général des Fondeurs de France decide on a code of conduct and a central register

Hebborn the fake: everything we learned from the forger's autobiography

By his own claim, his forged oeuvre numbers some 1,100 works ranging from “Mantegna” and “Giorgione” to “Van Dyck” and “Piranesi”

Forgeriesarchive

Matisse forgeries in the market is nothing new

Dealers fear more forged prints may emerge