On art crime and art historical mysteries

Posts Tagged: forgery

Ken Perenyi & Post-Forger Career Moves


Ken Perenyi is an American painter who, for many years, made a lucrative living as a forger of 18th and 19th century paintings.  The paintings he chose to forge were well-chosen, in that they were 1)… More ›

Why Art Crime has Gone Understudied


Despite being the estimated third highest-grossing criminal trade worldwide, behind only drugs and arms, according to the US Department of Justice, Scotland Yard, the Carabinieri, and other notable… More ›