Waldy & Bendy dive into the dangerous artistic waters of fakes and forgeries, and ask what’s real in art and what isn’t? When they’ve done that, they go fishing and play some chess.
FAKES AND FORGERIES
The Faun (1994), supposedly by Gauguin, but actually by Shaun Greenhalgh
Buy Shaun’s book here.
Frans Hals forgery sold at Sotheby’s in 2011
La Bella Principessa (1495-6) disputed attribution to Leonardo da Vinci
Vision of Saint Jerome (1526-1527) by Parmigianino (1503-1540)
Still Life with Herring (c. 1916) by Chaim Soutine (1893-1943)
Illustration for “Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat” by William Blake (1807-1757)
Baroque pulpit (c. 1750), Poland.
The Ray (1728) by Jean Simeon Chardin (1699-1779)
Fish Stall by (c. 1618) Frans Snyders (1579-1657)
An extra from Rococo; Chardin and the Ray
The Gate of Calais (1748) by William Hogarth (1697-1764)
The Buffet (1728) by Jean Simeon Chardin
ON THE WALL
The Supper at Emmaus (1937) by Han van Meegeren (1889-1947)
The Procuress supposedly by Dirck van Baburen (1595-1624), but actually by Han van Meegeren
Christ in the House of Martha and Mary (1653-1656) by Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675)
The Game of Chess (c. 1555) by Sofonisba Anguissola (c. 1532-1625)
Portrait of Sofonisba Anguissola (1624) by Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641)