Fakes Seized in Spain

March 29 2021

Image of Fakes Seized in Spain

Picture: El Pais

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

News from Spain that three works described as being by Modigliani, El Greco, and Goya have been seized by authorities after being deemed fakes. It has been reported that the works were in the process of being sold by a collector in Toledo to private collections in Switzerland, Mexico and Germany for a reported €12.5m. The works were accompanied by falsified authenticity documents, and new technical reports from the Prado and Toledo Sephar Museum have shown these works to be counterfeits.

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Judging from these rather dark images, it doesn't appear like we have a master faker on our hands here!

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