Art: Stupendous Impersonator

Five years ago directors of a dozen European museums as well as the Metropolitan, Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Cleveland Museum of Art and Collectors Helen Clay Frick and William Randolph Hearst discovered that they were all supplied with the works of Sculptor Alceo Dossena in his varying moods. They knew them under a variety of other names and the smell the story aroused was not sweet (TIME, Dec. 17, 1928).

The Dossena sculptures had been sold as original antiques by the great Renaissance artists: Donatello, Verrocchio, Mino da Fiesole, Niccola...

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