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.

Published by Rebecca Budd

Blogger, Visual Storyteller, Podcaster, Traveler and Life-long Learner

4 thoughts on “Happy Birthday, Han van Meegeren

    1. 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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