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By Christopher Hodkinson

a question of Attribution tells the tale of a awesome cultural trip concerning a few of the world’s maximum work.

By the early 19th century, Britain had turn into a treasure apartment of paintings. yet lots of those work weren't, as their vendors believed, through the nice artists of the Italian Renaissance - a few have been copies, a few have been outright forgeries, and lots of extra have been wrongly attributed.

Because paintings scholarship used to be in its relative infancy, questions of attribution, authenticity, and caliber have been hardly ever requested and, in the event that they have been, will be not going to obtain an authoritative resolution.

The degree was once set for the emergence artwork connoisseurs with the data, program, and abilities to start answering those questions.

Christopher Hodkinson is a free-lance author. He holds a doctorate from Lancaster college the place he's additionally a train in Italian culture.

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