Han van Meegeren (1889 – 1947)
Dutch painter and portraitist, who is reputed to be one of the most resourceful art forgers of the 20th century.
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Thank you, Maryam! I am looking forward to our ongoing dialogue! 🙂
Never heard of him! Learn something with each post~
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)