Happy Birthday, Han van Meegeren

AmsterdamHan van Meegeren (1889 – 1947)

Dutch painter and portraitist, who is reputed to be one of the most resourceful art forgers of the 20th century.

4 Comments

    1. Clanmother

      He was an extraordinary artist who fooled everyone for a very long time. His specialty was Vermeer.

      I understand that “fakes and forgeries” are gaining a great deal of interest. Check out this podcast from the Detroit Institute of Arts (the one that is in recent news)

      ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YP8nmaNQeoQ

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