Italy: Modigliani art exhibit found to be full of fakes

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Italy: Modigliani art exhibit found to be full of fakes

A woman puts the finishing touches on the painting Ritratto di Chaim Soutine ‘ (Portrait of Chaim Soutine), attributed in the exhibit to the Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani, on display at the Ducal Palace in Genoa, Italy. Consumer advocates are demanding refunds after an expert ruled that a Genoa exhibit was full of Modigliani fakes. The Italian news agency ANSA reported Tuesday that the expert, appointed by a Genoa court during a prosecutor’s probe, concluded that at least 20 of 21 paintings displayed in 2017 during the Ducal Palace exhibit were clearly fakes.
The painting “Cariatide Rossa” (Red Caryatid), attributed in a exhibit at the Ducal Palace in Genoa, Italy, to the Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani.

Italy: Modigliani art exhibit found to be full of fakes

A woman puts the finishing touches on the painting Ritratto di Chaim Soutine ‘ (Portrait of Chaim Soutine), attributed in the exhibit to the Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani, on display at the Ducal Palace in Genoa, Italy. Consumer advocates are demanding refunds after an expert ruled that a Genoa exhibit was full of Modigliani fakes. The Italian news agency ANSA reported Tuesday that the expert, appointed by a Genoa court during a prosecutor’s probe, concluded that at least 20 of 21 paintings displayed in 2017 during the Ducal Palace exhibit were clearly fakes.
The painting “Cariatide Rossa” (Red Caryatid), attributed in a exhibit at the Ducal Palace in Genoa, Italy, to the Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani.
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