The Resource The expert versus the object : judging fakes and false attributions in the visual arts, edited by Ronald D. Spencer ; [foreword by Eugene Victor Thaw]

The expert versus the object : judging fakes and false attributions in the visual arts, edited by Ronald D. Spencer ; [foreword by Eugene Victor Thaw]

Label
The expert versus the object : judging fakes and false attributions in the visual arts
Title
The expert versus the object
Title remainder
judging fakes and false attributions in the visual arts
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ronald D. Spencer ; [foreword by Eugene Victor Thaw]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The authenticity of visual art has always commanded the attention of experts, dealers, collectors, and the art-minded public. Is it "real" or "original" is a way of asking what am I buying? What do I own? What am I looking at? And today more sophisticated questions are being asked: How is authenticity determined and what weight does this determination have in court? This book of essays proposes to answer those questions. Three lines of inquiry are basic to determining authenticity: a connoisseur's evaluation, historical documentation or provenance, and scientific testing. A
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
702/.8/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N8790
LC item number
.E86 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The expert versus the object : judging fakes and false attributions in the visual arts, edited by Ronald D. Spencer ; [foreword by Eugene Victor Thaw]
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Ronald D. Spencer -- pt. I. Authentication and connoisseurship. Authenticating the attribution of art: connoisseurship and the law in the judging of forgeries, copies, and false attributions / Francis V. O'Connor ; Rembrandt and a brief history of connoisseurship / Peter C. Sutton ; On forgeries / Max J. Friedländer ; Issues of authenticity in the auction house / John L. Tancock ; The catalogue raisonné / Michael Findlay ; The role of the catalogue raisonné in the art market / Peter Kraus ; The authentic will win out: Eugene V. Thaw interviewed / by Ronald D. Spencer ; Attributing old master drawings / Noël Annesley ; Signature identification: from pen stroke to brush stroke / Patricia Siegel ; The International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR) / Sharon Flescher ; Museums and authenticity issues: Samuel Sachs, II interviewed / by Ronald Spencer ; Examining the techniques and materials of painting / Rustin S. Levenson ; Preservation and authenticity in contemporary art / Rustin S. Levenson -- pt. II. Authentication and law. The art expert, the law, and real life / Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. ; The risk of legal liability for attributions of visual art / Ronald D. Spencer ; Authentication in court: factors considered and standards proposed / Ronald D. Spencer ; A legal decision in New York gives experts protection for their opinions on authenticity / Ronald D. Spencer ; Establishing authenticity in French law / Van Kirk Reeves
Control code
ocm61329794
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423720065
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24263242
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61329794
  • pebcs0195147359

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