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Typescript paper titled 'Technical testing methods and Van Gogh falsification: ...

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Title

Typescript paper titled 'Technical testing methods and Van Gogh falsification: Retrospections on the Wacker case'

Date

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Archive reference number

NGA34/1

Description

Outlines the 'Wacker Case', whereby art dealer Otto Wacker sold c.30 paintings as being by Van Gogh. The paintings were subsequently discovered to be forgeries. Also gives details of technical investigations of the paintings, including the use of X-Ray. No author or date given, probably written by Helmut Ruhemann.

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