Arts: Fake


The "Art scandal," concerning the fake antique Gothic statuary in American museums, is investigated by Rene Gimpel, noted French connoisseur. Gimpel says the scandal is faked but the statuary is genuine. Once more the press is hoist by its own sensation.

Newspapers state that millions of dollars of Gothic art has been imported into this country. " Where is it hiding ? " asks M. Gimpel. He has one fault to find with Gothic art in America, there is too little. What little there is, is authentic, says the connoisseur after visiting the...

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