Aspects of Art Forgery by H. Van De Waal, Th. Würtenberger, W. Froentjes (auth.)

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He supplied the art dealer R. Sch. with several thousand of his forgeries and was satisfied with a modest profit, which he used to build a new house. And finally, Lothar Malskat, whose self-confidence, verging on arrogance, also confronts us from his portraits. He not only produced the forged Gothic frescoes in the Marienkirche in Lübeck and in other churches in northern Germany, but also forged many hundreds ofmodern paintings, drawings and watercolours, which flooded the art market in the years immediately after the war.

The plaintiffs are dumbfounded to leam that not a penny will be recovered, and thus the popular belief soon forms that such actions can accomplish nothing. Of course, the forgers too become wise to this, and more and more take advantage of this belief. Another circumstance which may impede the investigation is that it is seldom possible to obtain trustworthy statements from witnesses or a confession from the accused, at least not with reference to the making of the forgery. As regards the "uttering" of the forgery, however, the case is sometimes less difficult.

In fact the public often provokes this process of glorification with regard to the personality of successful forgers. Isn't it almost the case already that in the opinion of the masses, the criminal - the murderer as much as the forger - plays much more of a heroic role than, for example, a fighter for justice? Vanity and thirst for fame often tend in the direction of naive self-lovein the behaviour of the art forgers. " Many more or less successful forgers reveal in their "Confessions" the inner play oftheir motives for forgery and fraud.

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