False Impressions by Thomas HovingFalse Impressions by Thomas Hoving

False Impressions

byThomas Hoving

Paperback | May 8, 1997

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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.
Title:False ImpressionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8.44 × 5.5 × 1.2 inPublished:May 8, 1997Publisher:Touchstone

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ISBN - 10:0684831481

ISBN - 13:9780684831480

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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