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The Art of Forgery

The Minds, Motives and Methods of Master Forgers

by Noah Charney

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The Minds, Motives and Methods of Master Forgers
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Investigating the motivations of the artists and criminals who have faked great works of art, the author explores the stories, dramas and human intrigues surrounding the world's most infamous forgeries.

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