FALSE IMPRESSIONS. Thomas Hoving.

FALSE IMPRESSIONS.

The Hunt for Big-Time Art Fakes. Pp. 568(last blank), 16 plates, pictorial title page, notes, index; med. 8vo; qr. black cloth, spine lettered in red, white papered boards, tiny nick to fore-edge centre of lower board; dust wrapper; Simon & Schuster, New York, 1996. First edition. *A former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 'delves into an important aspect of modern culture - art forgery - to reveal the appalling scams, the duplicitous perpetrators, and the hapless dupes, from the beginning of civilization to the present' [wrapper blurb].. Item #148904

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