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Author Briefel, Aviva
Title The deceivers : art forgery and identity in the nineteenth century / Aviva Briefel
Imprint Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, c2006
book jacket
 Modern History Library  702.874 B853    AVAILABLE    30550100407087
Descript xi, 243 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-231) and index
Introduction : the golden age of forgery -- Imperfect doubles : the forger and the copyist -- Intimate detections : connoisseurs, forgers, and the thing between them -- Restorations : cultural authority and the life of objects -- Real sons of Abraham : Jewish art dealers and the traffic in fakes -- Paste and pearls : drawing the boundaries of female identity -- Conclusion : magic tricks
Subject Forgery in literature
Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature
Authenticity (Philosophy) in literature
Fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Art -- Forgeries -- History -- 19th century
Art and society -- History -- 19th century
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