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Fine Arts: Theft & Appropriation

Use this Libguide to investigate various facets of Fine Arts and Graphic Arts.

Ebsco Host: Legal Collection

Lexis Nexis

Sotheby's Archives

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Van Meegerens forgeries were so good that he was sent to trial for selling "original" works to the Nazi's. 

Mark Landis: Intent to Deceive: Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World

Mark Landis may be the most famous art counterfeiter who never committed a crime.

FBI

Nazi-Era Provenance

London’s The Guardian reports:

National Geographic

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