What is "Authenticity?"

What is fake? What is real? Copies and forgeries abound in the world of art and antiques. What might be deemed a fake may later be found to be genuine, as additional information about the artisan, the period and the piece is discovered. That is just what happened in the case of a French Renaissance-style cabinet purchased in 1971 by J. Paul Getty.

Read the entire story and share your thoughts at the Caroline Ashleigh auction blog.

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