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Author Weiss, Richard J
Title Fakebusters II : Scientific Detection of Fakery in Art and Philately
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd, 2004
©2004
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Descript 1 online resource (405 pages)
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Series International Review Of Nuclear Physics ; v.4
International Review Of Nuclear Physics
Note Intro -- Table of Contents -- 1. Preface -- 2. R. W. WOOD: FAKEBUSTER EXTRAORDINAIRE -- 3. Art Fakes and the Statue of Limitations -- 1. Statue of limitation in general. -- 2. Application to sales of fake art. -- 3. Evaluation -- 4. Determination of Authenticity of Engraved Scrimshaw -- INTRODUCTION -- LIDDY'S THEORY OF ENGRAVED SCRIMSHAW -- FAKESHAW -- MATERIAL -- TOOTH SURFACE -- TOOTH EXTREMITIES AND CAVITY -- ENGRAVING -- PIGMENTS -- STRAIN CRACKING -- TWO FRAUDULENT TEETH -- SOME FRAUDULENT TUSKS -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- Public Information Bulletin -- PHOTO CAPTIONS DETERMINATION OF AUTHENTICITY… RIDLEY -- REFERENCES -- AUTHORS BIO -- 5. SCIENTIFIC DETECTION OF PHILATELIC FORGERIES -- 6. Insurability of Art -- 7. DNA as a Security Marker -- A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO DNA -- DNA AS AN AUTHENTICATION MARK -- DNA TECHNOLOGIES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM -- THE DEVELOPMENT OF DNA AUTHENTICATION MARKERS STABLE FOR 100 YEARS -- Design of Secure DNA Mark -- DNA Mark Construction -- Formulation of DNA Marks in Print Vehicles -- Accelerated Stability Testing -- Improving Detection Sensitivity -- THE DEVELOPMENT OF DIRECT READING NANOBARCODES BASED ON FLOURESCENT MICROBEADS AND PHOTOLITHOGRAPHY -- New Fluorescent Dyes and Phosphors -- Development of Nanobarcodes -- Synthesis and Assembly of Microbead Nanobarcodes Using DNA Templates -- Construction of Nanobarcodes Using Photolithography -- THE DEVELOPMENT OF DIRECT READING DNA MARKS AND HYBRID SYSTEMS -- 8. Authentication at a Small Museum: the Kindness of Strangers -- ABSTRACT -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- 9. ART IN TRANSIT: INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION OF FINE ART -- A Complex and Exotic World -- Defining Fine Arts -- Travel Plans -- Assessing the Risk-Can the Object Travel? -- The Condition Report -- Loan Agreement -- Object ID -- Additional Documents -- Packing -- Getting the Right Packer
National Gallery of Art Guidelines -- Transit -- Fine Arts Shipping Companies -- Freight Forwarders -- Specialist Services -- Recovery of Stolen Fine Arts -- Exposure in Transit: Climate, Shock, and Vibration -- Policy Exclusions -- Eliminating Damage -- Couriers -- Worth the Effort -- Endnotes -- Reference -- Author's Note -- 10. The Use of Raman Spectroscopy in the Art World -- Introduction -- Application of Raman Microscopy to the Detection of Forgeries -- Egyptian Papyri Fakes -- Book of Frames -- Other Examples -- Conclusion -- References -- Figure 3 Raman Spectra -- 11. Fakes, Forgeries, and Experts (FFE) -- New Methods to Identify Forgeries in Philately -- 1. Mass-Spectrographic Examination -- 2. Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence (ED-XRF) Method -- 3. Infrared Radiation -- 4. Color Alterations of Stamps -- NOTE -- 12. Madame Curie -- Madame Curie -- 13. Non-Destructive Analysis of Artifacts by Using XRF, FTIR, and SEM/EDX -- Introduction -- Historic Review -- Application of X-ray Analysis and Infrared Spectrometry to Artifacts -- The New Instrument for XRF at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna -- Case Studies -- Identification of Pigments in Miniature Paintings -- Identification of Writing Materials in the Archives -- Provenance of Medieval Silver Coins -- Classification of Iridescent Glass Artifacts of Art Nouveau -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- List of Figures -- 14. The International Center for Art Intelligence (ICAI) -- TOWARD SYSTEMATIC AUTHENTICATION -- A SPECIFIC FOUNDATION TO MANAGE AUTHENICATION -- ELEMENTS NECESSARY FOR RELIABLE AUTHENTICATION -- PROMINENT RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS -- PROGRESS AS OF OCTOBER 1999 -- WEBSITE AND ORGANIZATION -- CONSULTANTS AND PERSONNEL -- 15. How Appraisers Deal with Authenticity -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. WHAT IS AN ORIGINAL? -- 3. WHO ARE THE EXPERTS?
4. BUILT-IN OBSTACLES TO AUTHENTICATION -- 4.1 No Standards Exist -- 5. THE DECLINE OF THE EXPERT/DEALER -- 6. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS -- CHOOSING AN APPRAISER -- STANDARDS -- CONTENT -- PROCEDURE -- CURRENT MARKET VALUE -- 16. The Framing & Care of Original Works of Art on Paper -- NIA FRAMING POLICIES & RECOMMENDATIONS -- NIA AFTER-FRAMING PRESERVATION & RECOMMENDATIONS -- 1. Light -- 2. Heat -- 3. Humidity -- 4. Atmosphere Polluted with Industrial Gases -- 5. Old Houses and Seaside Areas -- 6. Cleaning Works Under Glass -- 7. Cleaning Works Under Plexiglas -- WARPING OF FRAMED PRINTS -- NIA RECOMMENDED HANDLING & STORAGE OF FRAMED ART -- 17. Fakery in Graphic Arts -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. PRINTING PROCESSES: GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND ERA OF USAGE -- 2.1 Relief or Letterpress Printing -- 2.2 Offset-Lithography -- 2.3 Rotogravure Printing -- 2.4 Lithography -- 2.5 Photogelatin or Collotype Printing -- 2.6 Screen Printing and Serigraphs -- 2.7 Electrostatic Printing -- 3. DEAD GIVEAWAYS FOR NEWLY PRINTED PIECES -- 3.1 Ink Stink -- 4. EVEN A BLIND MAN CAN TELL -- 4.1 Letterpress Images -- 4.2 Offset-Lithographic Printed Surfaces -- 4.3 Engraved or Intaglio Printing -- 4.4 Screen Printing -- 4.5 Rotogravure Prints -- 4.6 Photogelatin and Flexography -- 4.7 Electrostatic Printing -- 5. VISUAL DIFFERENCES IN PRINTED INK FILM BY PRINT PROCESS -- 5.1 Ink Film Differences between Offset-Lithography and Letterpress -- 5.2 Early Letterpress Ink Films -- 5.3 Letterpress Prints Made After 1851 -- 5.4 Paper and Ink Relationship on Letterpress Printed Work -- 6. IMPERFECTIONS, WHICH DISTINGUISH PRINTING PROCESSES -- 6.1 Scratches and Dings -- 6.2 Work-Ups in a Letterpress Print -- 6.3 Hairlines between Linotype Letters -- 6.4 Illustrations with Plate Routing Marks and Tack Marks -- 6.5 Toning or Scuff Marks on Offset-Lithography Prints
6.6 Ghosting or Slipped Images -- 7. IDENTIFYING TYPESETTING METHODS AND PERIOD OF USAGE -- 7.1 Foundry Type (1450 - 1993) and Monotype (1877 - c. 1979) -- 7.2 Linotype (1886 - 1975) Faces Compared to Foundry Type -- 7.3 Phototypesetting (c. 1954-1985) Type Characteristics -- 7.4 Strike-on and Photo Headline Devices (1950s - c. 1975) -- 7.5 Computer-Generated Typesetting (1985-Present) -- 8. HALFTONE PICTURE REPRODUCTIONS -- 8.1 Print Image Differences between Offset and Letterpress Halftones -- 9. CONCLUSION -- 18. Optical Tricks Designed to Foil Counterfeiters -- First-line inspection -- Functional inks an patterns -- DOVIDs/ISIS -- 19. Using Raman Spectroscopy to Solve Crime: Inks, Questioned Documents and Fraud -- Introduction -- 1. Comparative Examination of Inks -- 2. Crossed Lines -- 3. Ageing of Inks and Documents -- What is Raman and How Can it Help? -- Experimental -- Results on Comparative Analysis of Black Ballpoint Inks -- Real Cases -- 1. Insurance Fraud -- 2. Obscene Letters -- 2. Armed Robbery -- 4. Authenticity of Contract -- Results on Crossed Lines -- Conclusions -- References -- 20. International Center for Art Intelligence (ICAI) -- International center for Art Intelligence (ICAI): Philatelic Fakes Forgeries and Experts (FFE) Roster 4/2000 -- CONSERVATION RELATED ORGANIZATIONS -- REGIONAL CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONS -- CONSERVATION DEGREE PROGRAMS
Now that the sale of a Picasso painting has exceeded US100 million at auction, the forgers are extricating their bag of tricks. This fascinating collection of papers provides an eclectic coverage of the art and philatelic concerns in safeguarding the integrity of creative artists. It paints a broader swath of the problems in art authentication, including philatelic fraud. The articles represent 24 expert contributions on relevant topics pertaining to the scientific detection of forgery in art and philately
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Weiss, Richard J Fakebusters II : Scientific Detection of Fakery in Art and Philately Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd,c2004 9789812560254
Subject Art -- Forgeries -- Congresses.;Art -- Radiography -- Congresses.;Art -- Expertising -- Congresses.;Expertising, X-ray -- Congresses.;Science and the arts -- Congresses.;Art and science -- Congresses
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Alt Author Chartier, Duane R
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