Fake? The Art of Deception

By: Jones, Mark (Edited by) with Paul Craddock and Nicolas Barker

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312 pages; 130 color, 185 b&w illustrations. Who doesn't like reading about fakes? The author goes deeply into a long history - centuries long - of artworks passed-off as originals but were not quite so. Forgery in the ancient world; Faking in the East: Faking in Europe, Renaissance to 19th century; 19th century, the great age of faking; the 20th century. Scientific detection but some were identified as fake, now thought genuine. Good read. Clean throughout; tight binding.

Title: Fake? The Art of Deception

Author Name: Jones, Mark (Edited by) with Paul Craddock and Nicolas Barker

Categories: Art History, Art & Design,

Edition: First U.S Edition

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1990

ISBN Number: 0520070879

ISBN Number 13: 9780520070875

Binding: Pictorial Wrapper (softcover)

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 11" x 8 1/2"

Seller ID: 004823

Keywords: art paintings sculpture fake forgery fraud restored,