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A Dutch artist , who was frustrated because the art critics didn't appreciate his realistic style at a time when modern art was getting all the praise, invents a clever process to... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Judith
Well written and paced. One of those stranger than fiction stories. The authors explanations about forging techniques were very easy to understandPublished 19 months ago by Dave Yerzty
My rating probably reflects that I was a long time art museum docent and that this book was for an art related book club. Read morePublished 20 months ago by mary ann mckuin
This is a fantastic read. The storyline is incredible and for those of us not steeped in the fine art world you get a glimpse of how the game is played and how it can shape the... Read morePublished on March 28, 2014 by Michael
I'm an artist. I really enjoyed this book, particularly because it is a true story. I often wonder about art critics in the world and how much do they really know. Read morePublished on March 25, 2014 by Kathleen Hebert
I love Vermeer, and that was the main reason I bought this book. The information this booked revealed was, to me, shocking, interesting, entertaining and I learned a lot about art... Read morePublished on February 24, 2014 by Nora
Loved the book. So very interesting. How amazing to be able to do what he did. I would not mind having one of his paintngs.Published on February 16, 2014 by Theresa A. Pachtner
Excellent and engrossing account of the life and forgeries of Hans van Meegeren. He wasn't just constrained to forging Vermeers but could knock off various artists to order. Read morePublished on February 10, 2014 by Jet Lagged