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Van Gogh, the Copyist

Originally posted on my daily art display:
Pieta (after Delacroix) by van Gogh (1889) In my last blog I looked at how Vincent van Gogh had copied three Japanese woodcut prints and had incorporated his own inimitable style to his…

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The Ultimate Fake!

After various posts about fakes, copies and artists claiming credit for other people’s work, I felt I had to share this gem. I’ve just been watching the “Antiques Roadshow” on BBC TV. They had a painting signed H. van Meegeren … Continue reading

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Learning by imitation

After the discussion regarding assistants helping the master with the creation of the work of art, it’s interesting to look at the other side of the coin. In a traditional studio, the assistants were often pupils who were learning their … Continue reading

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