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The authenticity of art has always commanded the attention of experts, dealers, collectors and the art-minded public - especially those who relish the Robin Hoods of art forgery who deceive rich collectors and pompous experts. This book os essays, edited by a lawyer specializing in art law and authenticity, proposes to make the question of authenticity more easily understood. The mainpoints to be argues are (1) that the pereption of form in a work of art is not likeother types of evidence accepted in courts of law; (2) that in determining authenticity, experts must adopt a careful, organized approach; (3) that all authentication should be based on the consensus of experts at arm's length from an object.

The expert versus the object - Ronald D Spencer

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Title
The expert versus the object - judging fakes and false attributions in the visual arts
Author
Ronald D Spencer
format
Hardback
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20040311

The authenticity of art has always commanded the attention of experts, dealers, collectors and the art-minded public - especially those who relish the Robin Hoods of art forgery who deceive rich collectors and pompous experts. This book os essays, edited by a lawyer specializing in art law and authenticity, proposes to make the question of authenticity more easily understood. The mainpoints to be argues are (1) that the pereption of form in a work of art is not likeother types of evidence accepted in courts of law; (2) that in determining authenticity, experts must adopt a careful, organized approach; (3) that all authentication should be based on the consensus of experts at arm's length from an object.

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This book is a valuable guide to the pittfalls and traps in the authentication of works of art.
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Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Art - Forgeries.|Art - Expertising.|Law and art.
Country of Publication
New York (State)
Number of Pages
241

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