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Jean-Marie Schmidt

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Fakes & copies

Fake Fautrier: can you trust an artist’s heir?

In deciding that the certificate of the artist’s heir is no longer sufficient to prove a work’s authenticity, French courts will require auctioneers to be more thorough in future

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Forgeries

French association of Bronze-founders establish code of ethics

An attempt to combat the damage being caused by forgeries and unauthorised castings