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By Richard J. Weiss, Duane R. Chartier

Now that the sale of a Picasso portray has handed USD100 million at public sale, the forgers are extricating their bag of methods. This interesting number of papers presents an eclectic insurance of the artwork and philatelic matters in safeguarding the integrity of artistic artists. It paints a broader swath of the issues in paintings authentication, together with philatelic fraud. The articles symbolize 24 specialist contributions on appropriate themes concerning the clinical detection of forgery in paintings and philately.

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Striking technical and stylistic affinities among all five fakes indicate that they are modern works by the same hand, hi the fall of 1995 they were offered for sale to antiques dealers and private collectors in lots of two and three, at very high prices (substantially higher than Finney's authentic work currently commands); the offers came from two different sources, in California and Connecticut; subsequent conversations with the potential buyers indicate a connection between these two purported sellers; however, efforts to contact them in California and Connecticut failed (no telephone number listed; letters returned as undeliverable).

Crandon objected insisting that only things said during the seance should be transcribed. " The stenographer got out her pencil, and I began dictating slowly and solemnly a complete description of my "experiment" with the ectoplasm. Margery gave a shriek and fell back in her chair, pretending to faint. She was carried out of the room, and the committee was asked to depart. " 22 Front row left to right: R. W. Wood, Max Planck, Albert Einstein 3. ALAN FELD Art Fakes and the Statue of Limitations Alan Feld Law Professor at Boston University describes the complexities of the statue of limitations.

12. Note the absence of dentin nodules, sometimes called pearls, in the cavity, indicating that this was a young animal. Dentin nodules are present in the piece at the right, and the base beginning to close, both indicating an older animal. Dirt is present in the cavity of both pieces. The piece at the left is 58 mm x 40 mm, and that on the right is 75 mm x 30 mm. Fig. 12 Engraved sperm whale tooth. The light coloration of this piece and the relatively clean interior indicate that it had been kept in a clean dark place.

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