29 septembre 2009

A painting that supposedly was made by Hans van Meegeren proven to be from the Dutch Golden Age

Hans van Meegeren (1889-1947), Procuress (after Dirck van Baburen) Circa 1940. Oil on canvas, height: 98.7 cm; width: 103.9 cm. Copyright: The Samuel Courtauld Trust\unknown LONDON.- A painting that supposedly was made by Hans van Meegeren, one of the most notable forgers of all time, dates, from the XVII Century and might have even hung in Johannes Vermeer's house, according to the Art Newspaper. The painting is titled “The Procuress” and is housed at the Courtauld Institute in London, which accepted it in 1960 as a donation... [Lire la suite]
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