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A stitch in time

The controversy over the Bella Principessa takes a fascinating turn as Martin Kemp uncovers, in Poland, what appears to be the 15th-century codex from which this page was torn. Binding marks on the left edge of the page of vellum … Continue reading

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Connoisseur, d’après xkcd

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An expert had confirmed the authenticity and signature

While we’re on the subjects of Steve Martin, connoisseurship, and forgery, der Spiegel is kind enough to bring them together in a story about the blossoming fake Expressionists scandal.

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