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The Expert Versus the Object: Judging Fakes and False Attributions in the Visual Arts

Subjects:
Art and Cultural Heritage Law
Contents:
Foreword
Introduction
1 Authenticating the Attribution of Art: Connoisseurship and the Law in the Judging of Forgeries, Copies, and False Attributions
2 Rembrandt and a Brief History of Connoisseurship
3 On Forgeries
4 Issues of Authenticity in the Auction House
5 The Catalogue Raisonne
6 The Role of the Catalogue Raisonne in the Art Market
7 The Authentic Will Win Out
8 Attributing Old Master Drawings
9 Signature Identification: From Pen Stroke to Brush Stroke
10 The International Foundation for Art Research
11 Museums and Authenticity Issues
12 Examining the Techniques and Materials of Paintings
13 Preservation and Authenticity in Contemporary Art
14 The Art Expert, the Law, and Real Life
15 The Risk of Legal Liability for Attributions of Visual Art
16 Authentication in Court: Factors Considered and Standard Proposed
17 A Legal Decision in New York Gives Experts Protection for Their Opinions on Authenticity
18 Establishing Authenticity in French Law
Index

ISBN13: 9780195147353
ISBN: 0195147359
Published: March 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £32.99



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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 like other 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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