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False Impressions

About The Book

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.

False Impressions from Thomas Hoving reveals the biggest, the best, the most embarrassing, and the most costly forgeries in history—many of them unknown until now.

About The Author

Thomas Hoving was a museum executive, consultant, and director for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is from New York City and received his B.A., M.F.A., and Ph.D. from Princeton University.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Touchstone (May 8, 1997)
  • Length: 368 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684831480

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