500 Fake Francis Bacons Seized in Italy

September 13 2021

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Italian police have reportedly seized 500 fake works of art purporting to be by Francis Bacon. The haul of fakes, including paintings and drawings, were seized with other counterfeits, collectables and cash worth €3m. Five people have been arrested in connection to the seizure with the main suspect being described as "a collector from Bologna."

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