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Art Forgery Exhibit #258116

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 30, 1978
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(Studio) Report on NYC's Pierpont Morgan Library's tribute to fraud.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Details given about Library's exhibition of fraudulent art works, done early in 20th century by artist known only as The Spanish Forger. Discovery of Forger's paintings outlined, include some discovered since opening of library exhibit. [Curator William VOELKLE - states lack of knowledge as to identity of Forger, but notes reasons for speculation that there was workshop rather than one person.] Voelkle's discoveries about Forger listed. [VOELKLE - describes method of detecting forgery.] Purchase of these forgeries by collectors who know what they are noted; recent auction of Spanish Forger's work by Sotheby's mentioned.
REPORTER: Jerry Landay

Cronkite, Walter;
Landay, Jerry

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