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A Dubious Old Master Unnerves the Art World

The New York Times | Nina Siegal:

AMSTERDAM — The painting convinced experts at the Louvre. Top French cultural officials declared it a national treasure. Dutch curators at the Mauritshuis and the Rijksmuseum joined the chorus of scholars who decided the enigmatic portrait of a man dressed in black was an undiscovered masterwork by Frans Hals… Read more

Image: Sotheby’s declared “Portrait of a Man,” previously attributed to Frans Hals, a “modern forgery.” Credit: Sotheby’s

2018-10-29T11:23:52+00:00